How to use language for effect
Learn how to use language for effect, and see how word choices can bring your characters and settings to life.
How to engage the reader in a story opening
Learn how to engage the reader in the opening paragraph of your story with attention-grabbing first lines.
How to use linguistic devices in your writing
Learn how to use linguistic devices such as similes and metaphors to add flavour to your writing by making evocative, sometimes surprising comparisons.
What is an adjective?
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Learn more about adjectives, including descriptive, quantitative, superlative and comparative adjectives.
How to write a complex sentence
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Learn how to write complex sentences to expand a short sentence, and to add more detail or meaning.
How to use semicolons
Not as final as a full stop but stronger than a comma; learn how a semicolon can either join or separate words.