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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #15

This series aims at helping writers find the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome.

Do you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, fill them with horror? 295 more words

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Three Things You Should Stop Saying

There are a million and ten ways to describe any given thing. Are you making the most out of your own words? Stop saying these three things to get the biggest bang for your written buck. 474 more words

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Word Choices

One of my main distractions in writing used to be my obsession with finding just the right word. I’d stop mid-sentence, wracking my brain for the exact meaning I wanted, finally giving up on the whole piece when I couldn’t get there. 249 more words

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Rude Cakes

Rude cakes do all sorts of naughty things. They never listen, they take things that don’t belong to them, and they are never sorry. Good thing there are giant cyclopses around because giant cyclopses…you have to read the book to find out. 38 more words

Picture Books

Searching for the Right Words? Tip #14

This series aims at helping writers find the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome here.

Do you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love? 302 more words

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Old style from New York

On a recent trip to New York City, I visited The Strand bookstore. The store is a treasure trove of new, used and rare books. 284 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #13

This series aims at helping writers find the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome here.

Are you hoping to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love? 363 more words

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