Wednesday, July 28, 2010

edittorrent: Passive voice-- just some thoughts

Do you need a refresher on passive voice? Or maybe somebody accused you of using passive voice and you were like, "Passive whuh?"

Do yourself a favor and check out this post on the very enlightening edittorrent blog. I've known about it for one day, and already I've become a better writer because of it.

Why do you want to use active voice? Alicia has the answer:

Drama, power, conflict: Those are all in the active voice, and so you should default to active construction for livelier prose.

This short post was written by me (<--passive voice). But Alicia (active voice) wrote this longer, more useful one:

edittorrent: Passive voice-- just some thoughts

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