Literary pet peeves

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Sun Feb 9 20:00:19 EST 2003


> And, as someone else pointed out, the overuse of a pet phrase.  I quite
like
> Katherine Kerr's Deverry books, but boy did I ever get tired of characters
> "weeping in a brief scatter of tears"!

I was going to write a long e-mail here, but my hands hurt too much.
Instead, I'll direct you to two articles I wrote that more or less put my
points.

http://sallyodgers.50megs.com/eyebrows.htm

http://sallyodgers.50megs.com/themesongs.htm


Sallyo.

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