Symbolism isn't as hard as you think. Here's a way to do it.
Is "the man that spoke" grammatically correct? How about "the apple who was bruised"? Read on!
Unnecessary prepositions are another way to cut words from your writing.
What's the difference between a hyphen, en dash, and em dash? How do you type them?
Really, just, even, and very. The words are common, but do they mean anything?
How often is "that" necessary? Probably less than you think.
Some action has to be stated, but not all action does. Which ones can you leave out?
Coming up with ideas can he hard. Here's where to start.
What's the difference between an ellipses and a dash in dialogue? How do you know when to use them?
Confused on when to use apostrophes or how to use them correctly? Find your answers here.
Similes and metaphors aren't just for poetry. Learn how to use them as a means of characterization and to evoke emotion.
Sentences make writing sing. If you struggle with pacing or making powerful sentences, the length might be part of the problem.
Unsure when to start a new paragraph? Read here to learn about the camera; a useful trick for paragraph breaks.
What does it mean to write in third person? Are some POVs better than others? This is a list of POV types and their characteristics.
Do commas confuse you? Do semicolons scare you? Read on to understand them better.
What is an action beat? How are dialogue tags formatted? Read on for answers and exercises.
There's so many rules to punctuating dialogue. Figuring them out yourself can be exhausting. Here's a handy list of dialogue rules.