Word Choice Self-Revision Checklist

My adjectives are appropriate and thoughtful.

I used a good balance of action and linking verbs.

My nouns are precise; I don't overuse pronouns.

I am not afraid to take risks with new words.

I use a few color and texture words to describe.

Every word I chose suits my purpose.

My choice of words makes my meaning clear.

I used strong verbs to make the reader see the action.

I used lots of sensory images so my readers can feel, taste, smell and hear my writing.

I did not ramble on. I chose words so my writing is not cluttered.