Author Archives: Kathy Steinemann

About Kathy Steinemann

Kathy Steinemann is a bird lover from the land of Atwood and Shatner. She loves words, especially when they’re frightening or futuristic or funny. Kathy’s website: KathySteinemann.com

More Than 200 Ways to Say “Excited”

💃 Are your characters excited? 🕺 More than 200 ways to show it. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/excited/ #Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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The Writer’s Body Lexicon: 2/3 OFF

⭐ The Writer’s Body Lexicon is now available worldwide. ⭐ Grab an e-version at — 👉 2/3 OFF 👈 — the regular price. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/body-lexicon-release/ #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife #AmWriting

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More Than 150 Ways to Say “Disappointed”

😔 😞 ☹️ How to create disappointed characters without overuse of “disappointed.” https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/disappointed/ #Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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More Than 150 Ways to Say “Overwhelmed”

😭 What overwhelms you? 😭 A WIP with a plot hole? The loss of your editor? A missing shipment of books? More than 150 ways to say “overwhelmed.” https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/overwhelmed/ #Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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More Than 150 Ways to Say “Confused”

🔎 Does “confused” show up too often in your WIP? 󠀠 https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/confused/ #Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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Is Your Word Document Taking Forever to Save? An Easy Fix

Have you found that Word takes longer to save as your WIP grows? … … … … 🥱 💤 💤 💤 😴 The problem is easy to fix — without macros or apps. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/save-word-file/ #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife #Productivity

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How Should Writers Handle Rejection?

😞 Discouraged by rejection? 😞 Rafal Reyzer will lift your spirits. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/handling-rejection/ #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

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Looking for Ways to Express Love in Your WIP?

300+ Ways to Say “Love”: A Word List for Writers 💕 Want to show love in your WIP? 💕 Some people toss the word “love” around like confetti. This post provides ways to show how characters feel without overusing “love.” … Continue reading

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Writers: Too Many Occurrences of “Embarrassed” in your WIP?

Today’s blog post: 200+ Ways to Say Embarrassed: A Word List for Writers People show embarrassment in many ways. Some are visible, and others aren’t. This post provides the tools to embarrass characters as often as you wish.

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Writers: Looking for Ways to Say Happy?

This week on my blog: 300+ Ways to Say Happy: A Word List for Writers Rather than say a character is happy, writers can show the happiness or provide context that explains the reason for it. This post will help.

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