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317 Power Words That'll Instantly Make You a Better Writer

317 Power Words That'll Instantly Make You a Better Writer
Ever noticed how some writers have an uncanny ability to toy with your emotions? Within the span of a few pages, you can go from shaking with excitement to bawling your eyes out to flying into a rage and throwing the book across the room. It’s the hallmark of great writing, proof of mastery of the craft, and the yardstick by which aspiring writers measure their work. And it goes beyond storytelling. Sure, taking the reader on an emotional roller coaster ride is essential in novels and short stories, but what about emails, resumes, blog posts, proposals? They’re all designed to influence the reader in some way. Maybe you want to impress them, get them excited, make them cautious, get them angry, encourage them to keep going, or any number of emotions. So, you might wonder… how? The good news is it can be yours. How to Instantly Become a Better Writer It’s simple: Use power words. Rather than describe what I mean, let’s deconstruct an example from the great Winston Churchill: Inspiring, right?

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