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Tools to Help Students Improve Their Writing

The spelling and grammar checkers built into word processors are fine for helping students catch basic mistakes in their writing. To get beyond the basics, students need tools that offer more than just spelling and grammar checking services...

10 Dorothy Parker Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 10 Dorothy Parker quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Enough Rope, A Star Is Born, and “Big Blonde.” In these quotes, Parker covers dreams, fairy tales, success, nightmares, and more. Whether fair or not, Do...

14 Neil Gaiman Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 14 Neil Gaiman quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Good Omens, American Gods, and Coraline. In these quotes, Gaiman covers dreams, fairy tales, success, nightmares, and more. Neil Gaiman is an English writer who...

10 H. P. Lovecraft Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 10 H. P. Lovecraft quotes for writers and about writing from the author of The Rats in the Walls, The Call of Cthulhu, and At the Mountains of Madness. In these quotes, Lovecraft covers horror, creativity, coffee, and more. Howard ...

12 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 12 Kurt Vonnegut quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle, and Welcome to the Monkey House. In these quotes, Vonnegut covers novels, jokes, story structure, and more. Looking back ...

7 Toni Morrison Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 7 Toni Morrison quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Beloved, Song of Solomon, and Jazz. In these quotes, Morrison covers books, power, and more. Toni Morrison was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher,...

14 Shirley Jackson Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 14 Shirley Jackson quotes for writers and about writing from the author of We Have Always Lived in the Castle, “The Lottery,” and The Haunting of Hill House. In these quotes, Jackson covers story, readers, and more. Shirley Jac...

12 Herman Melville Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 12 Herman Melville quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Moby-Dick, Billy Budd, and Typee. In these quotes, Melville covers books, humanity, and more. Herman Melville In addition to writing the classic novel Moby-...

11 Aldous Huxley Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 11 Aldous Huxley quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Brave New World, Point Counterpoint, and The Doors of Perception. In these quotes, Huxley covers the role of books, aspects of genius, and more. Aldous Huxley...

Gaslighting and Writing Villains Who Make Your Spine Tingle

Writing villains can be a challenge but one approach is having them use gaslighting techniques on their victims. Learn more from this excerpt from Fight Write by Carla Hoch. Carla Hoch’s WD book Fight Write is full to the brim with inform...

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