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http://www.prowritingaid.com/index.htm

Paste in your text, and it will evaluate your writing!

According to it, I apparently kinda suck, and use too many adverbs ending in -ly.

Date: 2012-02-26 07:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dreamer-easy.livejournal.com
The first chapter of "A Study in Scarlet" is a disaster area!

Overused Words Report 6 issues Overused words (6)

Cliches & Redundancies Report 4 issues Cliches (3) Redundancies (1)

Sentence Length Variation 16 issues Long sentences (16) Avg Sentence Length (11.5)

Diction Report 16 issues Diction (16)

Vague & Abstract Words Report 34 issues Vague & Abstract Words (34)

Complex Words Report 122 issues 7 syllable complex words (1) 6 syllable complex words (8) 5 syllable complex words (22) 4 syllable complex words (91)

Sticky Sentences Report 57 issues Sticky Sentences (57)

Date: 2012-02-26 07:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] outsdr.livejournal.com
I had a lot of "sticky sentences", too. I don't even know what they are!

Wikipedia is not a help, either.

Date: 2012-02-26 11:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dreamer-easy.livejournal.com
You can click the list of sins at left to discover the details. (Which is how I know the seven-syllable word was "commiseratingly". :)

Date: 2012-02-26 08:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] outsdr.livejournal.com
And damn you for using those complex words! Damn you to multi-syllabic hell!

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