The most overused word in THAT document

Screenshot 2015-05-13 06.42.42Even the most prolific, successful writers succumb to this writing problem – overuse of the word that. No matter how often you write, the word will sneak in again and again. Writing an email, report, letter – anything – today? When you are done, do a that search of the document. Does the sentence read correctly without that word? Remove it.  Grammar Girl gives more details here. That is a good rule to keep in your success arsenal when writing that document today.

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Once heard another writer say treat that like a curse word – take it out if there is no purpose. That is good advice that is …

Dayna

WEB_HelloFresh_Product_Veggie_Box_USWonder Husband is giving me my dream kitchen. We are in the part of the process where I wish we had never started – stuff all over the house, making coffee in the bathroom, microwave in the TV room, dust everywhere. Know what I am looking forward to most? Restarting my HelloFresh subscription – fresh vegetables, organic meats, tasty recipes – all delivered weekly to the front door. I miss HelloFresh. Want to try it? Here’s a link for a hefty $40 discount on your first HelloFresh box. Try it, you’ll like it … then tell us about it so we can live vicariously through you for now.

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