Would, Could, and Should are Wrecking your Story

I would go to the store if it wasn’t raining.

I could leave the house, but there are zombies outside.

I should fix the car, but I’m saving up for a boat.

Would, could, and should are what I consider if words. They imply. They insinuate, and they excuse or absolve one from the action at hand. Generally, they make for weak writing…