Effective Similes



Every time you compare something inside of a scene to something that's not present, you distract your reader. Learn to limit the use of "like" or "as" and to unpack static verbs, along with other methods for forging stronger comparisons.

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fport from Canada is reading The World Until Yesterday - Jared Diamond November 11, 2012 - 1:57pm

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