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Other things to say instead of “said”

When I started writing creative nonfiction/memoir, the issue of dialogue tags rose its nasty little head early on. I’d never given them much thought in fiction writing, and they don’t e…

Writing in Plain Language - How to remove meaningless phrases No business or individual should waste resources writing documents that are difficult to read. One of the easiest ways to communicate with other people is to write short sentences. Use understandable words. Leave out meaningless phrases. Here are some examples.

The KISS Principle, Keep It Stupid and Simple: Writing in Plain Language - How to remove meaningless phrases - Writers Write

Different ways to say very when writing

ADJECTIVES

45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' - Writers Write (not for kids, but a helpful vocabulary guide for older school students)

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This thematic thesaurus contains a treasure trove of fascinating words to spice up your student's—and your own—writing! From character qualities to behavior traits to the five senses, you'll find a host of descriptive words to add interest and flair to any composition.

This thematic thesaurus contains a treasure trove of fascinating words to spice up your student's—and your own—writing! From character qualities to behavior traits to the five senses, you'll find a host of descriptive words to add interest and flair to any composition.

Scientists have debunked the widely touted theory that 10,000 hours of practice make you an expert in a skill. Experienced writers everywhere sighed in relief because we continue finding ourselves boxed in by the passive voice and sapped by anemic vocabulary. Let's talk about those weak words that pepper our writing when we aren't confident and make us doubt our creative aptitude.

Remove weak words to strengthen your writing

Scientists have debunked the widely touted theory that 10,000 hours of practice make you an expert in a skill. Experienced writers everywhere sighed in relief because we continue finding ourselves boxed in by the passive voice and sapped by anemic vocabulary. Let's talk about those weak words that pepper our writing when we aren't confident and make us doubt our creative aptitude.

Sic, Semper, Tyrannasaurus Rex!

Thesaurus

Having A Great Vocabulary Didn’t Save The Thesaurus from extinction/eradication/extirpation

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