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75-Words That Describe Smells

75 Words That Describe Smells

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. This post is about how writers could and should use words that describe smells. Great writers use the five senses when they write. They make their stories real by allowing us to experience what their characters see, smell, hear, taste,…
106 Ways To Describe Sounds

106 Ways To Describe Sounds

According to Oxford Dictionary, to hear is to 'perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something)'. Sounds are 'vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's ear'. You have to use the five senses…
29 Ways To Write About Happiness

29 Ways To Write About Happiness

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we have included 29 things for you to consider when you write about happiness. One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at…
32 Ways To Write About Fear

32 Ways To Write About Fear

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we have included 32 things for you to consider when you write about fear. One of our most popular posts on Writers Write is 37 Ways To Write About Anger. We thought we would look at…
How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories

How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we show you how to 'show and not tell' in short stories. ‘Show, don’t tell’ is good advice for any writer, but even more so for a short story writer. The limited word count means…
7 Awesome Foreshadowing Tips For Fiction Writers

7 Awesome Foreshadowing Tips For Fiction Writers

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. We have put together this list of seven foreshadowing tips for fiction writers. THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS Foreshadowing is a literary device that can be used to create expectation with readers. It is a preparation tool. You let your…
How To Show Character Development Through Body Language

How To Show Character Development Through Body Language

Writers Write is a comprehensive resource for writers. In this post, we discuss how you can show character development through body language. Amy Cuddy, a social scientist, presented a Body Language TED talk in 2012. She speaks about how your posture can change your mindset. When…
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