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The Ultimate Strong Verbs List And Guide To Power Up Your Writing

Why should it matter so much whether your verbs are strong or weak? And how do you even know if you’re using weak verbs? If you know the answer to the question, “What is a verb?” and if you enjoy reading, it won’t take long to answer the bigger question of how to replace weak […]


How To Write Blackout Poetry To Restore Your Creative Energy

What on earth is blackout poetry? And how can it stoke the creative fire within you? And what if you’re not really “the poetic type”? Good news! Even if you’ve never met a poetry assignment that didn’t fill you with dread, you’re about to learn something that will change the way you think of poetry. […]


51 Gifts For Writers That Are Guaranteed To Please

Looking for the perfect gift for the writers in your life? Maybe you’ve already bought a writing notebook and some pens, but you’re looking for something to add to it to make the gift extra special. So, where do you find good gifts for writers — particularly the ones you know? The best we can […]


How Long Does It Take To Write A Book?

How long should a book be? Whenever that question comes up, the answer is usually “It depends” (or something to that effect), but we can get closer to a more helpful answer by getting more specific on the type of book we want to write. Whether you’re writing a novel or a nonfiction book, though, […]


The Hemingway Editor And App Review

You’ve written a book (or an article), and you think it sounds pretty good. But you want to make sure it’s as error-free and enjoyable to read as possible. You’ve heard of Grammarly, and maybe you’ve even tried the free version to see what all the fuss was about. But editing is about more than […]


Character Development: How To Make Your Book Characters Unforgettable

If none of your characters matter to your reader, your story won’t matter, either. But how do you build relatable characters? What is a character arc, and how do you create one? How important is it for your main character to have flaws — but to still have the makings of a hero? Character development […]

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