My characters want things. A lot of things, sometimes. But if I just keep having them say “I want, I want, I want”, they’d sound like spoiled brats; also, “want” sometimes just doesn’t cover it.
Today I’m going to give you seven verbs that can replace “want” in your writing and pack a punch while they’re at it.
The words are Continue reading
In my country September is known for several things. For one, the weather cools and fall replaces summer; for another: the school year starts. In honor of the later, I have a back to school prompt for you Continue reading
Summer is ending, it’s time for one last trip during your character’s vacation and guess what Continue reading
Since I realized I’ve been neglecting writing prompts in favor of tips on this blog, I uploaded a prompt as a Writing Wednesdays post last month; this month, both Writing Wednesdays posts are going to be prompts.
You can learn a lot about a person from rummaging through their drawler or purse, so Continue reading
I haven’t posted a writing prompt here in a long time, so I decided to give you one today. After all, the series is called Writing Wednesdays, but no one’s ever said it has to be only tips. Sometimes we don’t need a technique to get our creativity gear going; sometimes we just need to hear – or read – a line or two Continue reading
Someone recently asked me about writing motivation tips and I realized that – even with one hundred Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips posted – I haven’t shared with you one of the most simple pieces of advice on the topic.
What’s that tip? Continue reading
Two weeks ago, in the first part of this post, I gave you fifteen ways to show that your character is in love with someone; today, I’m going to give you suggestions on what couples could do together or what one person in a relationship could do for the other Continue reading
This post is going to be part of the Show Don’t Tell subseries of the Writing Wednesdays series in which I give you Continue reading
In today’s Writing Wednesdays post, I’ll be replying to a question I’ve gotten dozens of times: how long does a chapter need to be? Continue reading
I’ve uploaded a handful of word lists on Dilyana’s World and I intend to post more. However, I couldn’t help but wonder how you guys are going to find all of them. So: I decided to post this table of content.
Here, I’ll link all word lists that are currently available and add Continue reading