Write & Get Paid - Listverse
Get Paid $100 Listverse was built on the efforts of readers just like you. Readers who don't have any experience as writers but decided to put a lis
50 Problem Words and Phrases
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to conceive written communication. So many pairs or trios of words and phrases stymie us with their resemblance to each other. Here's a quick guide to alleviate (or is it ameliorate?) your suffer...
100 Exquisite Adjectives
Adjectives -- descriptive words that modify nouns -- often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it's quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find jus...
The Publishing Process in GIF Form
Check out this blog post by Nathan Bransford, the author of JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW
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
Telescopic Text © Joe Davis 2008
An exploration of scale and levels of detail. How much or little is contained within the tiniest, most ordinary of moments.
What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?
The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do....
WRITE EVERY DAY Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Th...
One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence.
I never knew you called my mother, begging to talk to me so many times, until a random conversation with her some 20 years later.
Rant on putting your characters through absolute hell
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, ...
CALLIHOO Writing Helps--Feelings Table
You can describe your character's feelings in more exact terms than just "happy" or "sad." Check these lists for the exact nuance to describe your character's intensity of feelings.
Are You The Next JK Rowling?
Got Writer's Block? 23 Writing Tips That Don't Involve Writing...
These 23 writing tips will give you ideas for non-writing (but writerly) activities that you can do when you need to take a break from writing.
BlaBlaMeter - Bullshit detection tool
BlaBla Meter - Bullshit detection tool
Questionnaires for Writing Character Profiles
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The Most Important Tip For Great Writing
Written words have the ability to move us emotionally as much as any other form of expression. This leads us to the most important tip for great writing...