November 22, 2013 Christi

The Adverb Is Not Your Friend: Stephen King on Simplicity of Style

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“I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs, and I will shout it from the rooftops.”

“Employ a simple and straightforward style,” M

Christi Krug‘s insight:

Very timely, as we just had this discussion in Wildfire II class last evening.


What was funny was how hesitant everyone became after I talked about the Adverb Problem. There were many muffled adverbs being skipped over in the reading aloud of work!

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