Verily I say to you, substitute.




In the comment section below, please change the following sentences or dialogue tags to something more descriptive. Remove adverbs, find replacements for adjectives if needed, remove “very,” and give put some meat on the bones of your words.


1. “I love you,” he said gently.


2. She blinked quickly, very nervous for whatever he had planned.


3. “You’re very wicked,” she said hotly.


4. Happily, I followed him, anxiously anticipating the very promising night ahead.



Give those a shot, and see if you can paint a picture with your words.

Please comment with your name and twitter handle.


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