Write Tight #2

Another lesson I learned in my first five chapters while going through the edit suggestions. "Writers in general tend to overuse the word that. And he proved it to me by making note of how many times I had done this very thing. I started removing the "thats" and ended up in the same place, much more directly. Some other suggestions that I will not spell out in detail right now created the same effect. This after what I believe to have been fairly extensive editing already, and yet words appear that really don't need to be included to get the point across. Any one that has read much of anything I have written can easily see I am not a believer in rambling on when the point could be made with economy. Sound advice I say, and if anyone ever feels they need to grab a dictionary to read something I have done... something has definitely gone wrong.