Writing 101, Day Eight: The Adverb is Not Your Friend

Pretty late but here goes…

For this task assignment, we were supposed to go to a cafe and observe a person then write about him or her, focusing on minor details, eliminating adverbs. I did not have the chance to go to a cafe, recently, so mine is just from my imagination.

He took her hand like a mother inviting her child for a walk

But both of her eyebrows met and she had a face slightly better than a person who just ate a piece of lemon

With strength, she shook her hand like getting rid of a gecko on her arms

They didn’t share a cup of coffee today


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