As always, Orwell’s final rule applies: “Break any of these rules before saying anything barbarous.” There are instances where each of these words fills a valuable role. However, especially among inexperienced writers, these words are frequently molested and almost always gum up the works.
I pay attention to every motion, every movement, my eyes locked on them.
Suddenly,The gun goes off.
I woke up
. Then I, brushed my teeth . Then I, combed my hair . Then I, and went to work.
I’m giving you the antidote
in orderto save you.
Her breath was
very coldchill as ice against my neck .
was sprintingsprinted toward the doorway.
He started screaming.
Ireland was nothing but flowing green hills
that flowed green.
I was drunk the night
thatyour father and I met.
My eyes rested on the gun for a sliver of a moment. I snapped forward, grabbed it, and
it was likethe chill metal flowed from the gun into my veins.