"Paste your text into an online word-cloud generator to see which words may be overused," says tutor Paddy O'Reilly.
Paddy O’Reilly is the author of three novels and two short story collections. Her work has won awards and been published in Australia, the UK and the USA.
Paddy wil be teaching a workshop on Editing Your Novel in January 2018.
Paddy's writing tip