Do your students have a hard time with adding descriptive words to their writing? Are their commonly used words lacking depth and creativity? These My Mini Thesaurus charts will help any student with writing more descriptively!This resource includes 28 commonly used words with 12-14 synonyms:said, shouted, good, bad, nice, mean, cool, tired, happy, sad, excited, scared, mad, laughed, pretty, ugly, little, big, fast, slow, looked, like, funny, fun, a lot, smart, hot, coldThere are 2 sizes…

Thesaurus Charts - synonyms for common words

Do your students have a hard time with adding descriptive words to their writing? Are their commonly used words lacking depth and creativity? These My Mini Thesaurus charts will help any student with writing more descriptively!This resource includes 28 commonly used words with 12-14 synonyms:said, shouted, good, bad, nice, mean, cool, tired, happy, sad, excited, scared, mad, laughed, pretty, ugly, little, big, fast, slow, looked, like, funny, fun, a lot, smart, hot, coldThere are 2 sizes…

50 alternatives to the word "excited": A thesaurus can come in handy when crafting a press release, especially when using the same, old words. Here are a list to help strengthen your pitching vocabulary. #writing #editing #vocabulary

50 alternatives to the word "excited": A thesaurus can come in handy when crafting a press release, especially when using the same, old words. Here are a list to help strengthen your pitching vocabulary. #writing #editing #vocabulary

With Christmas right around the corner, it can be hard to think about getting organized for a new year of writing, but trust me, this is exactly what we should do. Why? Because when the calendar flips, life resets in … Continue reading →

With Christmas right around the corner, it can be hard to think about getting organized for a new year of writing, but trust me, this is exactly what we should do. Why? Because when the calendar flips, life resets in … Continue reading →

The people who get my newsletter already know about this! I'm really excited about it. My book MASTER LISTS FOR WRITERS: Thesauruses, Plots, Character Traits, Names, and More is going to be for sal...

The people who get my newsletter already know about this! I'm really excited about it. My book MASTER LISTS FOR WRITERS: Thesauruses, Plots, Character Traits, Names, and More is going to be for sal...

Authentic characters are usually modeled after real people. I don’t mean pulling traits and quirks from those we know (say, taking Aunt Judy’s laughter and blending it with the overly-smiley bus driver who takes us to work on Tuesdays and … Continue reading →

Authentic characters are usually modeled after real people. I don’t mean pulling traits and quirks from those we know (say, taking Aunt Judy’s laughter and blending it with the overly-smiley bus driver who takes us to work on Tuesdays and … Continue reading →

How To Vividly Describe a Setting That You’ve Never Visited by Angela Ackerman / Romance University

How To Vividly Describe a Setting That You’ve Never Visited by Angela Ackerman / Romance University

Feels good to be back in action on Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2!!! I can't even tell you how excited I am. Ok I'll try. I'm ecstatic. I'm bursting with joy. I'm overwhe…

Chris Pratt Shares His Excitement About Working on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Feels good to be back in action on Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2!!! I can't even tell you how excited I am. Ok I'll try. I'm ecstatic. I'm bursting with joy. I'm overwhe…

Beloved author illustrator duo Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet have a new book! The Right Word tells the story of Peter Roget, creator of the thesaurus.  This book celebrates lists, words, and the acts of collecting, sorting, writing, and sharing.  A great book for getting kids excited about vocabulary!

Beloved author illustrator duo Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet have a new book! The Right Word tells the story of Peter Roget, creator of the thesaurus. This book celebrates lists, words, and the acts of collecting, sorting, writing, and sharing. A great book for getting kids excited about vocabulary!

Happy Monday, everyone! Angela and I have been so focused lately on the launch of our setting thesaurus books, it feels like that’s all we’ve been doing for months. So we’re excited to get back to the normal Writers Helping … Continue reading →

Happy Monday, everyone! Angela and I have been so focused lately on the launch of our setting thesaurus books, it feels like that’s all we’ve been doing for months. So we’re excited to get back to the normal Writers Helping … Continue reading →

As you can imagine, with only a month between us and release day for the Setting Thesaurus books, Becca and I are practically twitching with excitement. More than anything, we can’t wait to show how this versatile element of storytelling … Continue reading →

As you can imagine, with only a month between us and release day for the Setting Thesaurus books, Becca and I are practically twitching with excitement. More than anything, we can’t wait to show how this versatile element of storytelling … Continue reading →

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