Stephen King says that the road to hell is paved with adverbs. It might not be true, but do you want to take that risk? This lunchtime session focuses on the power of the right verb and how it can clean up and tighten any writing.
You will learn:
- What a verb is and what it does
- Elegant variation and how to avoid it
- Invisible verbs
- How to integrate the right verb into your writing
About Kate Cuthbert
Kate Cuthbert is the Program Manager at Writers Victoria. Previously, she worked for more than a decade in trade publishing, notably initiating the Escape Publishing imprint of Harlequin Australia, and serving as its Managing Editor for almost seven years. She is also an award-winning book reviewer and critic, and is currently pursuing a PhD examining rural settings in Australian popular fiction.