The Debutante Ball today. Come say hi. Check your adverbs at the door.
Okay, so Ernie isn't really there with me. Which is just as well, because I'm kind of dissing him. Well, retroactively dissing him.
But I make up for at the end. Sort of.
Okay, not really. But I soften it.
*sighs* Honestly, I think it all would have worked out better if only he hadn't had such a phobia about adverbs. They really aren't the devil. When applied judiciously, they can even be quite helpful.
What's your take on adverbs in fiction writing?
A. Love 'em!
B. Hate 'em!
C. What's an adverb?