Writing Magic with Words

writers magic with words

     Every Writer Can Make Magic With Words Like a magician we must learn our craft. Creative writing is like dealing in magic. We create something from nothing with the flick of our wrist and nimble fingers. Our greatest achievement is to create moments that take our audience’s breath away.

78 Words to Use Instead of Ask to Write Killer Speech Tags

words to use instead of ask

                  Why Use Dialog Writers have two ways to tell a story: Dialog and Narrative (prose). Narrative can easily become boring. To improve your writing strive to include some dialog on every page. Using alternate words for ask will spice up your dialog. Contents:   12 Tricks for writing Read More »

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 »

How to Choose a Point-of-View for your Story

choose a point of view for your story

          Choosing a point-of-view can be tricky. When John first started writing, we did what most writers do; we wrote in first-person. It was John’s story and he wanted to tell it in his own voice. Our more recent writing  has been done in third person. We have found several advantages to  writing Read More »

How to Start a Creative Writing Journal

Keep a Creative Writing Journal

If you have dreamed of being a writer, this is a quick way to get  started. Creative writing allows you to express your own unique thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Think of your writing journal as thinking on paper. Creative Writing can be fun and immensely satisfying. It can also be  difficult and challenging at times. Read More »