Always opt for simple language over the complex—unless you're dealing with one of these arcane words. Think you could work one into your copy?
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This is an unofficial mirror of the famous Limyaael/Lightning on the Wave/Arin i Asolde literary rants on a multitude of writing topics.
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Update (24/07/2006): Replaced the links with archive.org. Roy Peter Clark from Poynter Institute has posted up 50 tools that can help you when you do an
is a collection of words that are troublesome to readers and writers. Words are grouped according to the way they are most often confused or misused.
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These 5 tips enhance freewriting to generate more ideas.
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Words with ending rhyme have the same final vowel sound and following consonant sound(s). For example, if you enter the word under this option, retrieves a list of words with the ending sound (e.g., admirer, doctor, pleasure, scholar, watercolor...
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"I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark."
A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.
I like you. / I like the gold in your eyes, / The solidity ...
So you're one of 20 million Americans who want to write a book. If you've already written a manuscript, chances are you're looking for agent representation.
Writing character profiles is an easy way to invent characters and to come up with short story ideas or start a novel outline. Use these helpful questionnaires to begin.