Writing Tips for Students: Ditch the “Be” Verbs

Verbs are the difference between watching a football game on tv, cheering from the stands, and getting in the game. Am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been. Avoid them as much as possible. I’m not saying that they’re forbidden. I’m just saying that they weaken your writing. Let me illustrate. Example 1 TV:It was … More Writing Tips for Students: Ditch the “Be” Verbs