45 ways to avoid using the word 'very'
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her...
"Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she..."
Why It Shouldn't Be Difficult To Write Believable Female...
25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters
25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters (Or, "Building Conflict One Cruelty At A Time")
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50 Things a Writer Shouldn't Do
DH: A list recently published in The New York Times by a noted restaurateur gave 100 rules for what service staff should not do. I thought a list of 50 things that writers shouldn't do would give us all a chance to vent. I'm contributing 10 items. So...
The Best Writing Advice You Will Receive All Year
100 Beautiful and Ugly Words
One of the many fascinating features of our language is how often words with pleasant associations are also quite pleasing on the tongue and even to the eye, and how many words, by contrast, acoustically and visually corroborate their disagreeable na...
Kurt Vonnegut -- troubling.info
How to Read Body Language
Noticing the signals that people send out with their body language is a very useful social skill. Some of us can read it naturally and some of us are notoriously oblivious. Fortunately, with a little extra attentiveness, you can learn to...
117 Most beautiful words in the English language
Acquiesce Submit or comply silently or without protest. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Ameliorate To make or become better, more bearable, or more
100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know
The following is the entire list of 100 words Every High School Graduate Should Know
Five Weak Words that Make Your Writing Less Effective
I can't stand frail, weak writing. And you can't, either. You may just not know why. Here are five lazy words that make your writing weaker and how to fix them.
Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling
How to Create Invisible Shelves
Add some cool to your pad on the cheap! Invisible book shelves not only create a stylish hover effect, but also save money and space. To create invisible book shelves, follow these instructions.
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted
13 little-known punctuation marks we should be using
Sometimes, says Adrienne Crezo at Mental Floss, regular periods, commas, and apostrophes won't do
Unphotographable: Foreclosed Front Lawn Ms. Pac Man
Unphotographable: a text account of pictures missed.