How to use 'said' correctly in a story, what to use instead of it, and other ways to convey how a word or line of dialogue was said.
Writers often struggle to find the right word to capture the qualities of touch and texture. Here is a list to help you find the perfect word.
In this article I’ll be introducing a brief overview of the concept of the Grotesque in literature. By the end of this article, you should be able to recognize what qualities make something grotesque.
Learn some phrases and words to use at a renaissance festival.
Need help understanding Summary Quotation and Paraphrase? Easy rules about the differences and full example to help you understand.
Twenty words that don't exist, or shouldn't exist - A list of 20 words that don't belong in the English language. Includes amusing examples and definitions.
Do you have trouble with writing and punctuating a long sentence? This hub explains how to correctly write difficult sentences in a parallel structure.
From man's earliest use of language, birds have inspired imagery, slang, symbols and surnames. Explore feathered figures of speech and flights of fancy -- and learn the origins of some common names.
Which is correct? Learn the meaning of the phrase "object lesson," and learn why you should shun "abject lessons."
I’ll discuss two peculiar things about the English language that provide the ability to write outlandish and bizarre sentences.