50 Words to NEVER Use Instead of Said plus 240 Words to Use

words never to use to replace said

           Writing effective compelling dialog is not easy.            This post will show you how and give you the tools to write dynamic dialog. Yes, there are 50 words writers use all the time to replace said. Words that should never be used in a dialog tag. Read More »

A Simple Guide to 55 Common Literary Devices

55 literary devices

            Professional writers use unique words.  This is a list of some of the more common Terms and Literary Devices along with what they mean.   It took us a while to learn the proper vocabulary used by professional writers. We hope this Guide will be useful to you.   Read More »

How to Grow Your Creativity and Write Better Fiction

How to Grow your Creativity

Carry a notebook or iPad to improve your creativity Here is an idea that will help you increase your ability to imagine or write especially visual scenes. When you see something special, write down what you saw. Be descriptive. Use your creativity. Capture your feelings so later, a day, a week a year, you can Read More »