Avoid clichés like the plague!

Posted on 13 Nov 201430 Apr 2021Categories clichéTags ,

A cliché is described by the Oxford English Dictionary as ‘a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought; a very predictable or unoriginal thing or person’. Also it is lazy writing, falling back on trite, hackneyed phrasing that has no place in quality creative writing.