Look at them again. Is there a shade of the sinister present? Is there more than meets the eye?
look at them again. They all have the same three letters: ORE. In and of itself not a bad thing at all, just one letter, the first letter, different for the twelve.
Wait, the eighth word is missing a first letter, it is only three letters! Invisibility. What you don't see can hurt you, and your writing. What is your super power? Mine is Hyper-Spelling, finding the misspelled words that computers miss.
Eleven. Eleven chances to hide a spelling error that a spell checker will miss. The list-checker computer cannot consider the context.
I can help eliminate the eleven wrong words so that your voice and message come through clearly.
There they are, 12 words with similar sounds and the same last three letters. If you use the wrong word, the reader could feel like they lost their footing and fell down, as they read your book. They may feel like leaving your story because it is too hard to figure out what you are trying to say. Do everything in your power to prevent that from happening, do not give your reader a reason to close your book. Use Word Refiner, beta readers, critique partners, proofreaders and editors to ensure that your work is error free and as smooth reading as possible, keep the magic flowing.
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