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WRITE DESCRIPTION BETTER

An excerpt from just one of the online writing courses featured in the Habit Membership.

 

Writing Exercise

Depict a crowded scene (a sporting event, a park, a city sidewalk, a school lunchroom, etc.). Write as descriptively as you can, but with one stipulation: You can’t use adjectives or adverbs. Make nouns and verbs carry the freight.

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The Habit’s library of learning resources will sharpen your skills as a writer and help you develop your unique voice. But what really solidifies those gains will be a community of like-minded writers who give one another just a little more courage. 

A lot of my resources for writers are available for free here at TheHabit.co. If you join The Habit Membership, however, you will have full acess to a larger (and ever-growing) library of content.

But even more importantly, you will be a member of a community. You won’t just consume content; you will connect with other writers, benefitting from their wisdom and good will, and giving them your own. 

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I’m sure you already know the difference between a first-person narrator and  a third-person narrator. A first-person narrator is a character in the story that he or she is telling

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Carlos Whittaker Wants You to Human

Carlos Whittaker is committed to creating spaces–online and in person–where people are safe to engage in conversation about the topics that matter most but are often avoided. He’s a speaker,

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The World Is Made of Nouns

Writers of fantasy and sci-fi talk a lot about “world-building,” the work of creating a coherent, believable, and entirely new world with its own geography, life forms, climates, cultures, technologies,

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