Posted on 03/05/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We love seeing the tongue-in-cheek writing advice to avoid clichés like the plague.

And we also empathize with the struggle to avoid them — they caught on and became clichés because they resonated with us, in some way.

That said, you can certainly find a different method of capturing the imagery or emotion that they invoke.

Author and writing coach Becca Puglisi shares eleven strategies for rephrasing clichéd passages over at Writers Helping Writers.

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