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12 Common Words That Still Confuse Everyone

Guest Post This infographic covers 12 common words and their often mistaken counterparts. Words that even professional writers and editors confuse from time to time. Do you know any words that look alike, sound alike, or both? Please note: With reference to number 9: In…
12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

12 Newspaper Archive Resources For Journalists & Writers

Guest Post  Newspaper archives offer up a wealth of information for writers and journalists – and old newspaper articles are an essential part of your resource whether you’re looking to confirm a fact or quote a source. It can be a battle to find what…

A Magic Trick For Writing

Guest Post The concept of point of view (POV) is a central magic of fiction writing. An editing client has just let me know he has problems with it, so I suggested he use guided imagery to help. Guided imagery is a little story you…

The AVBOB Poetry Project Year 2

Promoted Post Press release:  When the AVBOB Poetry Project was first announced on Mandela Day 2017, the hope – though modest and tentative – was that the online poetry competition that was launched two weeks later would provide a significant social resource for all South…

The Ultimate List Of Useful Online Tools

If you’re like most internet users, you’ve probably bookmarked a variety of helpful tools for personal and professional use. The thing is, improved options appear all the time. Your old favorites may not offer everything you want or need. Even if they do, you might…

22 Common Nouns & What You Can Use Instead

Guest Post We all know that a large vocabulary can add life to your novel, short story, song, or poem. This week, we invite you to peruse our list of synonyms, “22 Common Nouns & What You Can Use Instead.” Most of these are abstract…

14 Famous Signatures And Their Meanings

Guest Post Have you ever stopped to think about the role handwriting plays in our writing? Graphology, the study of handwriting, is such an interesting concept and something that can depict a lot about our emotions, self-awareness, and even upbringing. Many famous authors and other…

16 Old Words for Young People

Guest Post We hope you enjoyed our last infographic, 16 Young Words for Old People, as much as we enjoyed it. Did you try using any of the words? Did you feel awkward, or did you fit right in with your audience? We saw a…
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