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30 awesome action verbs to replace "is," "are" and "was"

Sometimes, verbs of being are necessary. But a lot of the time, “is,” “are,” “was” and “were” are B-O-R-I-N-G, boring. We challenge you to run through...

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4 "A"-mazing literary devices that will make your writing stronger

There are more literary devices out there than we can count, let alone memorize. Here are four that should be in your repertoire, though. This...

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Be a dialogue diva: 3 exercises to help you write a better conversation

If your he said, she said is stuck in a monotonous grind, listen up, lady! We’re showing you how to tweak your speech to get it...

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7 common grammar mix-ups you're probably making

When you’re writing anything, it’s super easy to make grammar mistakes. But when you’re writing a book, it’s important to try to avoid them. Here are some...

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Fresh eyes FTW! Why you might need a beta reader

Picture this situation: You’ve been laboring over your story for weeks, months, maybe even years. So when you write the very last sentence in the...

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So you wrote a what? 7 ways to get it out there

Hooray! The last page is complete, so it’s time to sit back and relax, right? Wrong! The hardest part is over, but you still have the important...

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