Archive for posts tagged with 'words'

Why do we hate the word ‘moist’ so much?

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Why do we hate the word ‘moist’ so much?

There’s a study for that. Do you recoil in utter disgust when someone takes a bite of a cake and declares it…

Troublesome Words

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Troublesome Words

The mechanics of language can be difficult for any writer. Whether you’re writing fiction or non-fiction, this…

Banned: The words we don’t want to hear in 2015

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Banned: The words we don’t want to hear in 2015

If ‘bae’ has you cringing, here’s a list of other equally-overused words that need to stop right…

Show, Don’t Tell

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Show, Don’t Tell

This workshop will teach you to effectively use descriptive writing to reveal your plot, characters and settings.…