Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #86 – Editing with Colors

Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #86 by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad) - Editing with Colors

We all need to edit what we write, be it a book or a blog post. Sometimes people do that as they read their creations and sometimes they prefer to mark whatever is wrong without fixing it and return to it later.

If you are the latter type, Continue reading

Sounds and Words: Onomatopoeia List – PART I (People and Animals)

Sounds and Words - Onomatopoeia List - PART I (People and Animals)

You know how there’s “BOOM” and “POW” in comics?

You see those words there and you can just imagine the sound in your head.

Same goes for books. If you read a word like that in a book, you imagine the sound. There’s even a term for this – onomatopoeia – and it refers to the sound associated with a certain action.

Today, I’m going to give you a list of words relating to the sounds that humans and animals make and next Sunday, we are going to cover sounds like those made by water, fire and wind.

So, from “ahem” to “chirp” to “meow”, here’s the human/animal list: Continue reading

Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #82 – Beat Sheets Tip 2

Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #82 by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad) - Beat Sheets Tip 2

Last week, I explained to you what best sheets are; this week I’m giving you a list of good ones available online for free, plus a list of books (one also free) that would help you structure your story. Before that though, I want to thank Ashley Claudy who shared two beat sheets in the Wattpad to Published facebook group when I asked for suggestions.

Beat Sheets: Continue reading