Paul V. Hartman (The Capitalized syllable gets the emphasis) A alacrity a-LACK-ra-tee cheerful willingness and promptness anathema a-NATH-a-ma a thing or person cursed, banned...
Acquiesce Submit or comply silently or without protest. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Ameliorate To make or become better, more bearable, or more
The knight was an armed and mounted warrior belonging to the nobility of the Middle Ages in Europe. Knights were military officers and noble land owners. Knighthood, at first was achieved through the use of arms, but in the late Middle Ages the son...
is a descriptive list which was created by to categorize every dramatic situation that might occur in a story or performance. To do this Polti analyzed classical texts, plus classical and contemporaneous works. He also analyzed a handful of non-Fr...
These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coates, Pixar's Story Artist. Number 9 on the list - When you're stuck, make a list of what wouldn't happen next - is a great one and can apply to writer...
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I created a handy guide for common spelling errors. A panda bear makes an appearance.
You will also find answers to some :
play these together, some or all, start them at any time, in any order.
Calling all English speakers! These words are so cool they deserve to be reinstated to everyday use.
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25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing (Right Fucking Now)
A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.
Look up rhyming words as you write. Instead of leaving what you're writing to find rhymes in a rhyming dictionary, just alt-click (or option-click) on the word you need a rhyme for and select from a pop-up list of suggested rhymes.