Category: Writing

Hyperbole

Here are some examples of hyperbole: My potatoes are swimming in gravy! It’s so cold that the polar bears are wearing jackets. I’ll be ready in a second. He is as old as the hills. He has a ton of...


Blaise Pascal

Writing Concisely

Concise writing involves focusing on one idea at a time and eliminating unnecessary words. Sometimes writing less is more. Here is a little exercise in writing concise sentences. Seventeenth century French mathematician, physicist, inventor and writer Blaise Pascal observed how...


Story Starter Generator

Dynamic Story Starter

Use this tool to help come up with creative writing topics. Click the buttons for setting, character and conflict suggestions. If you don’t like the suggestions, click again. Maybe you’ll use the idea or maybe it will stir up an...