Month: May 2018

Word Cloud of The Wendigo, by Algernon Blackwood

A word cloud is an image that contains the words of a text. They’re also referred to as word “maps” and are useful to writers for analysing their work. The most frequently used words are the largest and the smallest words in the image are the least used. A word cloud can have different parameters

Random Idioms, phrases and sayings for writing

Get liquored up If you want a thing done well, do it yourself Get leg over Drive someone around the bend Judge between Fight to the death My gut tells me Don’t waste your time Hug the porcelain god I’m shaking Doom and gloom No where to be found Don’t give a fig I don’t

Long list of contractions and their extended versions

A contraction is a shortened version of written and spoken words, created by omission of internal letters. The missing letters are replaced by an apostrophe. is not……….isn’t are not……….aren’t was not……….wasn’t were not……….weren’t have not……….haven’t has not……….hasn’t had not……….hadn’t will not……….won’t would not……….wouldn’t do not……….don’t does not……….doesn’t did not……….didn’t cannot……….can’t could not……….couldn’t should not……….shouldn’t might

Dialog tags, alternate ways to say ‘said’

bellowed professed promised articulated pronounced objected teased required cautioned answered jabbered echoed lied postulated proclaimed retorted murmured threatened uttered testified joked nagged laughed swore shouted repeated gurgled criticized wondered observed screamed declared reminded challenged quipped contended denied elaborated remembered screeched preached mumbled told reported continued acknowledged reprimanded assured disclosed affirmed sympathized fretted S cont. panted

List of nouns to describe men

FYI: I’m not saying these words describe all men. In fact, I really like men. If I were going to make a list to describe the men I know it would be very positive. This list is just random. achiever joker heir sexy bad boy daydreamer maverick go-getter lover hound one-man band enthusiast leader dude

Other ways to say ‘bad’ in writing

base dire evil foul icky vile awful lousy nasty abject brutal cursed horrid odious rotten sinful sordid wicked woeful beastly galling ghastly hateful harmful heinous hellish hideous ignoble immoral nocuous noisome noxious obscene ruinous swinish vicious annoying barbaric dreadful fiendish flagrant grievous horrible horrific infamous infernal shocking sinister terrible unworthy wretched abhorrent appalling atrocious dismaying

Word list of 394 infleuential verbs

1. absorb 2. accept 3. acknowledge 4. admire 5. adore 6. advise 7. afford 8. age 9. agree 10. appreciate 11. arrange 12. assure 13. astonish 14. attract 15. attribute 16. awaken 17. balance 18. bask 19. battle 20. be 21. beautify 22. beguile 23. behold 24. believe 25. bewitch 26. blister 27. blossom 28.

An accidentally long list of adverbs for school and mad libs

accidentally angrily annually anxiously awkwardly badly blindly boastfully boldly bravely briefly brightly busily calmly carefully carelessly cautiously cheerfully clearly correctly courageously crossly cruelly daily defiantly deliberately doubtfully easily elegantly enormously enthusiastically equally eventually exactly faithfully fatally fiercely fondly foolishly fortunately frantically gently gladly gracefully greedily happily hastily honestly hourly hungrily innocently inquisitively irritably joyously justly

Words and phrases about LOVE. Hugs.

a fool for you absolutely crazy about you adoring always here for you amazed appreciative attracted allure attract bedevil heart beguile captivate capture dazzle enchant enrapture enthrall entrance fascinate hypnotize knock dead knock out put horns on put the whammy on put under magic spell spellbind sweep off one’s feet turn on bitten by the

An armor plated list of 1,566 silly adjective and noun combos

These were randomly generated, so they might not make much sense…but then they might. You never know what you’ll get. egotistical passenger personable child prodigy crackling contemptible allure top-dollar swelling grass god-awful devotion mixed breed gas fitter resourceful Yellowstone river in denial wraithlike baby approachable internal respiration herculean atrocious devil crash-tested sandwich controlling unit of

Royalty free book cover art designs

I’ve created many book cover concept artworks! They can be found on this blog and also my Pixabay account. All of these are free for commercial or personal use. I would be happy to provide them in a different format or add a title. If you use an image and want to credit my work,

A Firm List of words to describe touch

Hot Dry Even Fat Icy Neat Wet Bald Bushy Cold Cool Damp Dusty Firm Flat Fuzzy Hard Itchy Limp Lumpy Mushy Oily Pulpy Soft Thin Warm Wavy Wide Wiry Ample Blunt Bulky Bumpy Caked Clean Dense Dirty Downy Filmy Furry Gooey Grimy Grubby Hairy Harsh Jagged Level Lined Loose Moist Rigid Rough Rusty Rutted Sandy

A Godzilla sized list of 554 animals

Abyssinian Adelie Penguin Affenpinscher Afghan Hound African Bush Elephant African Civet African Clawed Frog African Forest Elephant African Palm Civet African Penguin African Tree Toad African Wild Dog Ainu Dog Airedale Terrier Akita Alaskan Malamute Albatross Aldabra Giant Tortoise Alligator American Bulldog American Cocker Spaniel American Coonhound American Eskimo Dog American Foxhound American Pit Bull

An abundant list of words to use for NATURE

abloom absolute zero absorb abundance abundant active adorn airy alive allergic alternative amber ancient anew annual appeal aquaholic arboretum arctic aroma aromatic arrange arranged arrangement array autumn autumnal awakening backyard balmy bare barefoot bark barren basket beautiful beauty bed bedding below zero benefit better tasting bigger biting bitter cold blaze blazing bleak blend blissful blistering

A kooky list of 233 user, account and email name ideas

1. PaganBlast 2. IdealMoose 3. NumbPuffin 4. SinfulEye 5. KookyBull 6. AwesomeRank 7. CrazyKiwi 8. BlackWolf 9. BluntFrog 10. NoGoodEnemy 11. OpenGiraffe 12. CuddlyBull 13. MatureToad 14. VileLizard 15. SmoggyBee 16. SourZebra 17. RobustAce 18. TightRank 19. MaskedPiece 20. StatsDeer 21. JollyDoom 22. CurvyBadge 23. AwfulMonkey 24. FreshBurst 25. CraftyKing 26. CommonEagle 27. BlackDare 28.

The Best Art is Free

I created these and I am offering them up for free to be used however you’d like. They can go on t-shirts, greeting cards, book covers or whatever else you need them for. Contact me if you’d like any of these in vector format. If you’d like to credit my work, please link to this

Surprising verb list to show fear or excitement

alarm amaze ambuscade appall assail assault astonish astound awe badger bewilder blow away bludgeon bluster bowl over box in bulldoze bully bushwhack chill coerce confound confuse consternate cow daunt daze dazzle decoy despotize disconcert dishearten dismay distress domineer dragoon dry gulch dumbfound ensnare entrap faze flabbergast frighten get to grandstand gross out harass hector hem

Important Notice! (Madlibs Style)

Please read! A mean-spirited double fault derives happiness from a recliner. A dragon snoops, but a karate instructor writes a love letter to the flask from the liquid oxygen. A cheese wheel is slap happy. When the armadillo beyond another dragon daydreams, a rebellious grim reaper falls down repeatedly. Indeed, some shelf trophy toward the

List of adjectives to describe crazy

around the bend bats bedlam bonkers bughouse cracked cranky cuckoo daffy distraught fay gaga goofy insane loon loony lunatic mad scatty coockoo for coacoa puffs pchscotic mentally unstable insane mental bonkers psychotic maniacal eccentric outrageous wild weird senseless deranged loca mental physco ape barmy batty berserk bonkers cracked crazed cuckoo daft delirious demented dingy dippy

A cavernous list of Cave and Tunnel words

This list consists of nouns, adjectives and verbs to describe tunnels and caves. By the way, see the awesome twisted tunnel image? I created it all by my little old self! Learn more about my free art here. nouns tunnel cave cavern subway warren stone passage sound shelter echo interior inside substratum hardness rigidity petrifaction ossificatio

A monster list of 200 creatures for Halloween

abominable snowman angel banshee basilisk beast behemoth bogey man Brute cyclops demon devil djinn dragon elf fairy fiend fire-breathing dragon Frankenstein’s monster freak gargoyle genii ghost ghoul giant gnome Godzilla golum gorgon hag harpy horror hydra imp jinn kelpie lake spirit leprechaun leviathan little people Loch Ness monster medusa merman mermaid monster mummy Nessie nymph

Creating my logo, featured images and posters

For most of the images on this blog, I use the free version of Adobe Spark. The pencil in the logo is a royalty free image from Unsplash. I also use Adobe Spark to create the posters on this site (see below). Click here for a link to the royalty free pencil image. Click here to