It’s the first Wednesday of the month and that means Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG). The once per month blog fest invented by Alex J. Cavanaugh. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds!
AUGUST 2 QUESTION:
What are your pet peeves when reading/writing/editing?
AUGUST 2 ANSWER:
Excess words that clutter the sentences and pull me out of the story. News stories are the worst. I guess they get paid by the word…not for quality.
I get peeved at myself for my limited vocabulary. Any suggestions for expanding my mental thesaurus dictionary?
Right now I’m peeved because I can’t think of anything else to add. To make your visit more interesting, I’m including a link to Grammar Girl’s Top Five Pet Peeves of 2008. The Grammar Girl examples capture popular issues of the time. A fun read.
I look forward to visiting your site and learning about your pet peeves.