Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said" - WeAreTeachers

Active verbs to use in a fight scene, colour-coded by severity, with red as most intense, and categorised by type of fight.

linestorm: Fighting Words Active verbs to use in a fight scene or an otherwise violent encounter, color-coded by severity (with red as most intense and purple as most mild), and categorized by type of fight. YOU FORGOT ABSCOND i am ashamed.

REMEMBER using too many other words instead of "said" is a clear sign of a beginner. Most of the time, "said" is just fine. It's nice to have options, though. :)

It's always good to have more descriptive words for "said" in narrative writing; However, this list is helpful.

5 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like an Amateur

5 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like an Amateur

5 Common Writing Mistakes There are a couple of common writing mistakes that will instantly peg you as a novice to any agent or editor, but are really easy to fix if you know what they are. Click through for writing tips to conquer those 5 common mistak

Thing- Find a word that communicates what you mean without using this generic filler. If you need help, here are seventeen synonyms. That- If your sentence includes “that,” take it out and see if the sentence still makes sense. If it does, take it out. If “that” is referring to a person, change it to … … Continue reading →

five words to eliminate from your writing from Next Step Editing - great creative writing ideas

Common Character Habits by AnikaandAj

COMMON CHARACTER HABITS ___________________________ Pair with another element or two for story starters. funny I have a few, especially when I switch back and forth on my dialects and accents.


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