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Meteorologists, Thunderstorms, and Winds – How to Use Them in Your Writing

A thunderstorm produces heavy rain and it accompanied by thunder and lightning. At times, it also produces hail and heavy, damaging winds. They are a force of nature, and when conditions are right, they unleash their fury. Unstable air or air that is heavy with water—wind will pick up water from the ground or a…

Valentine’s Day Origins & Writing Prompts

Valentine’s Day is loved by everyone but especially by retailers. Vast amounts of money are spent on gifts such as roses, wine, chocolates, perfume, etc. by men and women looking for that special gift for their significant other. When you first hear Valentine’s Day mentioned, what is the first thing that pops into your head? Perhaps you…

Show, Don’t Tell

Writers need to show instead of tell. What exactly does that mean? How does one show what is happening instead of just telling? What are the benefits of doing so? Telling is easy. The room was bare. You need to show the reader that the room is bare instead of just stating it. Showing takes…