Fellow writers, find your voice, but make sure it doesn’t have an echo!
During the editing process of my last novel, my wife made the comment, “Wouldn’t it be helpful if there was a program that could pick off all the clusters of similar words a writer uses in close proximity, and also good to know how many times each word is used in the overall manuscript.”
Well, I went to work writing just such a program! I call my duplicate-word software ‘LITANY’.
I was amazed at some of anomalies the software picked off in my latest book. Here’s just one example:
Watch this space! Soon I may be offering a service to process manuscripts.