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The New Year

Hi EFE Writers, Historically, the best art has been produced during the worst of times. So the turmoil that's kicking up in our nation...

CLUMSY WRITING FLAW #4

Blog No. 07292020 Participle (Infinite Verb) Phrases What is clumsy about the following sentence: Looking up from his book, Joe said,...

CLUMSY WRITING FLAW #3

Blog 05312020 AVOID VERBS WITH AUXILIARIES An auxiliary is a post-modern term for the old-fashion phrase helping verb. Example: In the...

CLUMSY WRITING FLAW #2

[blog 05192020] Using passive voice without clear intent of what writer is after Example: "What bit you?" "I was bitten by a dog." The...

WELCOME EFE WRITERS

During the weeks ahead, we will be looking at examples of clumsy writing and how to smooth out the flaws. The compass points for every...