Have you ever read through your manuscript only to realize the same words keep popping up like weeds in a garden?

If your answer is yes, relax—we all do it.

In the flurry of keystrokes, some words just appear. You didn’t want them. You don’t remember thinking them. But nevertheless, they sprout like common weeds.

Your mind can often add unintentional words to your writing. Especially when you are rushed to meet a deadline, or when you are specifically trying to avoid writing certain words.

Many of these weed words are common to most writers.

10 Common Weed Words:

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What to do when weed words creep into your #writing – @CyleYoung on @EdieMelson (Click to Tweet)

Word choice is vital for writers, watch out for weed words – @CyleYoung on @EdieMelson (Click to Tweet)

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Written by Cyle Young

September 25, 2015

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