Creative Writing

Steps to Make Your Writing More Concise

No matter how much experience you have with the English language, writing concisely is not easy. It can cause some writers so much frustration that they wish to give up. However, just because it is difficult does not mean that it is impossible. You have to do what you can, and starting somewhere can get…

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Four Steps to Edit Your Writing

Editing your writing can be difficult even for professional writers. For those whom English is a second language, it can be twice as hard. Deciding what needs to be done to make your writing more readable can seem overwhelming. Whether you are writing fiction or an essay, editing is the most important step in the…

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Short Story Writing Tips

For many, writing a short story is difficult because it’s short and needs to have a theme. The space doesn’t leave a lot of room for rabbit trails. If you’re trying to write better short stories and want to improve your writing, you can. Continue reading for some suggestions about ways to improve your writing…

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Spice Up Your Writing With Similes and Metaphors

Metaphors and similes are two different types of figurative language, meaning that they are phrases writers use to emphasize points without speaking directly about the facts. Figurative language is not literal and is used to demonstrate or emphasize a writer’s point. Similes are very different from metaphors, but the two are often grouped together because…

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