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The Top 10 Psychology Blogs

Writers love psychology. We want to know why we act the way we do. We are fascinated by obsessions and phobias and mental illness. At the very least, psychology gives us fodder for our characters' motivations and impulses. Feedspot has compiled a list of the…

British vs American English: 63 Differences

  This is a useful list for differences in spelling and word usage in British and American English. Source for Infographic: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this, read: 16 Rules Of Blog Writing And Layout. Which Ones Are You Breaking? The Writing Retreats Of 13…

9 Free Online Grammar Resources You Can’t Ignore

If you're looking for a selection of writing and grammar websites to use as a reference, we suggest you explore these. Writers need to find a site that is user-friendly and reliable, and one that suits their writing needs. Please share your favourite sites in the…

17 Resources For Writing About Troubled Fictional Characters

World Mental Health Day is on 10 October every year. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilise efforts in support of mental health. [The theme for 2016 is Psychological First Aid] According to MentalHealth.gov: "Mental health includes our…

Personality Disorders – DSM-5 Resource For Writers

Are you thinking about creating a character with a personality disorder? We hope this table, with references from The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, helps you. Source for Cartoon: The Spectator   Source for Table If you enjoyed this post, you will like: Shades of…

8 Personality Disorders

We found these fun comics illustrating common traits associated with personality disorders by Julie Ha at Where's Cheese. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. Follow the links below for more: Avoidant Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Histrionic Personality Disorder Borderline Personality…

Mental Illness – A Writing Resource

Source for Mental Illness Infographic Follow these links for more: When Crazy Is Good - 9 Good Reasons For Your Character's Bad Behaviour Personality Disorders - A Writer's Resource Psychopath Or Sociopath - What's The Difference? If you want to learn how to write a book, join…

39 Synonyms For Run

If you want to improve your business writing, join us for The Plain Language Programme. by Amanda Patterson © Amanda Patterson If you enjoyed this article, read these posts: Nine Things To Avoid When You Write A Report 93 Extremely Bad Business Writing Habits to Break 1500 times a…

Types Of Love – Creating Characters

Psychologist, Robert Sternberg, developed the Triangular Theory of Love. This shows the type of love you share with another person. The theory is based on three components your relationship can possess. The three components are: Intimacy: This includes feelings of attachment, closeness, trust, and connectedness. Your partner could…

20 Words Used To Describe Specific Tastes And Flavours

Definition (Oxford Dictionaries) taste Pronunciation: /teɪst/ the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance It is important to note that you can only taste four flavours with your tongue. The flavours are sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. (Some people believe there…
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