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The Character Motivation Thesaurus

Writers Helping Writers is an amazing website I’ve recently stumbled across, and their Character Motivation Thesaurus is an excellent resource I just had share with all of you! 104 more words


Scrivener, Novlr, Ulysses: Which writing tool is best for you?

By day, I am a researcher and technical writer for a software company, so I’m a sucker for trying out new digital tools; but, I’m also… 1,839 more words


My Favorite Pen

I’d like to tell you about my new favorite pen.

I’ve written before about how I sketch, plot, and outline my stories using notebooks. Up until a few months ago, I’d never given much thought to what I used to write in them. 493 more words


Deleting Words

The last couple of weeks I have been setting up a new laptop much to the cat’s amusement. It’s a cheap, easy to use replacement for the old secondhand one. 261 more words


5 Deadly Sins of Show Don't Tell

Every once in a while you find something on Twitter that is so useful, so mind blowing, and awesome that you just have to share it.   167 more words


Pathos – the Ally of Writing (not to be confused with the Porthos - Ally of Athos…)

Hello everyone, welcome.  Today I am going to scratch the surface of something that can help your writing.  Disclaimer, this post contains affiliate links.

Have you ever noticed that when you are reading a story or watching a TV show something just clicks in it, and even though part of you feels like it is rubbish, something is just working for you?  518 more words


The Writing Craft

In his book “Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer” Roy Peter Clark lists ways to improve your writing. The book starts off with technical advice on how to structure sentences. 253 more words