To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.
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Professional writers often worry that their work is unnecessary. After all, can't anyone with even a basic education write? The answer: no, they can't. Even college graduates don't seem to be learning composition basics. Of course not everyone is goi...
Your character can be more than just "happy" or "sad." Check these lists for emotions that are stronger, more exact, or just plain more interesting than overused emotional tags. If you want to compare of emotions, from high to mild, try this .
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There are so many words in the English language that it's not surprising that the definitions for some of them have gotten mixed up over the years. It's po
Georges Polti says that all stories boil down to just 36 dramatic situations and takeoffs of those situations. Somebody else out there added #37. If you're stuck for a situation, try this. A situation appears below randomly (in bold print). If yo...
25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters (Or, "Building Conflict One Cruelty At A Time")
Here's detail of how different parts of the body are used to communicate in different ways.
Character, Plot, Conflict, Idea, and Prompt Generators for Fiction Writers
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Well, this one was the winner by the most votes I've ever seen in a poll, so up it goes. You'll probably note pretty quickly that all the items on this list are psychological/emotional. Well, yes. I think scenes of physical pain, especially torture, ...