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 (Write Killer Speech Tags)

words to use instead of ask

Using other words instead of ask will spice up your dialogue.​                                                     Ask is a common word used when writing dialogue. Using alternate words instead of ask gives you the opportunity Read More »

36 Free Writing Tools

Free tools for writers

 Writers can find many FREE writing tools on the internet. These are only a few. I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for things to help my writing. We’ve gathered some of the best tools on the web just for you. We’ve used many of these tools ourselves and hope you find Read More »

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

words toreplace said

Yes, there really are 50 words writers use all the time instead of said. Words that should never be used to replace said. This common mistake by new writers, need not be a mistake you make. Find out what these words are and why you should never use them.   Writing effective, compelling dialog is Read More »

A Simple Guide to 55 Common Literary Devices

55 literary devices

           Learning literary devices is crucial for any writer who wants to be great. 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 Read More »

Choosing a Powerful Theme for Your Story

choosing a them

The secrete to a powerful story is a powerful theme. Contents: Why do you need a  powerful theme? What is a theme? A compelling theme adds inner richness to your book A theme creates a memorable story Consider your theme before you write Does your theme impact the soul? Finding a theme in your finished 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. We hope this post will unlock the secrets. We wish someone had explained point of view to us, in the beginning. 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 Read More »

Write Unforgettable Villains (The Formula)

An unforgettable villain is an absolute necessity for a insanely popular novel. The stronger your villain the more powerful your story. Do you want to write an insanely popular novel? Then this post is for you. We all know, every great story requires conflict. Villains are a fantastic catalyst for conflict. So you should put 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 »