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Word Play

I practically live on thesaurus.com, which is a very useful tool for authors.  I even have an add-on tool for Firefox that allowed me to click a button, enter a word into the box that pops up, tap ‘Enter’, and a tab opens.  146 more words

Writer's Tip- Alt-Said Terms Pt2

Here’s a second list of alternate terms to said, focused on explanations.

addressed
answered
asserted
assured
broke in
cautioned
claimed
concluded
confided
described
explained
finished… 173 more words
Jeremy C. Owens

Writer's Tip- Alt-Said Terms

As a writer, one of the problems that can come up is how to say “said” without using that word.  After the first few chapters, you need to have a different way to explain characters talking- here’s a list to give you a hand. 230 more words

Jeremy C. Owens

Der Vorspann mit der Nachnachricht (5): Synonymitis – Zeitungssprache 019

Eine nur schwer heilbare Krankheit des Journalismus ist die Synonymitis. Sie kann in allen Textteilen auftreten. In der Nachnachricht findet sie besonders guten Nährboden. Beide bedingen einander sogar häufig, weil der Teufel bekanntlich auf den größten Haufen scheißt. 1,554 more words

Nachricht

Runner Today

Synonym runs in the 6f maiden at Kempton this evening, 6.45pm. She is steadily improving but I think Elusive George will be hard to beat. Fast ground and an extra furlong could be her ticket.

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