Redundant Words: What They Are And How to Fix Them
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Redundant Words: What They Are And How to Fix Them

We Are Told to Avoid Redundant Words Redundant words are a nightmare for many of us. The experts tell us to be powerful writers we should not use redundant words….

400 Action Verbs To Energize Your Writing
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400 Action Verbs To Energize Your Writing

We’ve made it easy for you to find more powerful verbs by putting all 400 dynamic verbs into categories. So, if you want to write more concise, direct, and dramatic…

50 Words Not to Use Instead of Said, 240 Great Words to Use
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50 Words Not to Use Instead of Said, 240 Great Words to Use

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…

493 Ways to Describe Taste to Inspire Great Writing
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493 Ways to Describe Taste to Inspire Great Writing

Vivid sensory details engage our readers. Taste is hard to write. We have simplified adding taste when trying to include the 5 senses

Describing Eyes 492 Ways to Make It Easy
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Describing Eyes 492 Ways to Make It Easy

We have put together a list of 492 words for describing eyes. download our list for FREE. It includes 152 words for eye color

Write Anxiety for Your Character With Easy To Use Phrases
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Write Anxiety for Your Character With Easy To Use Phrases

When you  write anxiety, it is so much easier to simply say he’s nervous, or she’s upset. But that would be telling. We have all heard the adage ‘show don’t…

6 Tricks to Become a Power Writer
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6 Tricks to Become a Power Writer

  How You Can Become a Power Writer? I discovered a simple formula. I found this method by accident. But all the same it worked for me maybe it will…

Settings a Spectacular Way to Show Your Characters
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Settings a Spectacular Way to Show Your Characters

Show your characters by creating a setting that reveals their personality, status, interests and mood. Have you ever considered how to use things in your setting to show your characters?…

Writer, Is This Website Right For You
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Writer, Is This Website Right For You

If you joined us here  at Writing A Great Book, then you want to become a writer.​ 20 years ago my husband, John began writing a science fiction series, called…

Pacing Your Story (Like a Pro)
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Pacing Your Story (Like a Pro)

Discovering the tricks of pacing can transform your writing. Do you want to be an average writer or an outstanding author? Great pacing is often the difference between a best-selling…