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 “Smart”

💡 Too many instances of “smart” in your WIP?💡 Try these replacements. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/smart/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Word Lists, Writing Tips | Leave a comment

Increase Your Publishing Credibility: 1000+ Journals

Publication in literary journals: ▶️ increases your visibility▶️ improves your writing skills▶️ looks good on your CV▶️ builds readership 🔽🔽 Get your FREE list of 1000+ journals 🔽🔽 https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/literary-journals/ Journals #Submissions #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Guest Posts, Writing Tips | Leave a comment

Twelve: A Poem

One woman’s deliverance? https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/twelve/ #Poetry #Writing

Posted in Short Stories and Poetry | Leave a comment

Ways for Writers to Replace “Basically” and “Essentially”

😒 You’ll annoy readers if you repeat “basically” or “essentially” too often. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/basically/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Word Lists, Writing Tips | Leave a comment

Ways to Say “Thanks” Even When Your World Is Crumbling

We are all passengers on a boat that’s sinking faster every moment. However, we can still be thankful. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/thanks/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Word Lists | Leave a comment

200+ Ways to Say “Surprised”

😮 Are your characters “surprised” too often? 😲👉 Try these alternatives. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/surprised/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Word Lists, Writing Tips | 2 Comments

Nominations for the Best Websites for Writers for 2021

The Write Life is seeking the Best Websites for Writers for 2021. Do you have a minute to pop over and nominate KathySteinemann.com? Thanks, everyone. I hope 2021 brings happier days for all. Stay safe!Kathy

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How to Create Memorable Character Names

🏷️ What’s in a name?💡 Memorability. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/character-names/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Writing Tips | Leave a comment

200+ Ways to Replace “Hate”

😠 Is your WIP overrun by “hate”? https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/hate/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

60+ Ways to Replace “That”: A Word List for Writers

🐌 Has “that” crept into your writing?🦸 Time for the THAT exterminator. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/that/ Words #WritingTips #WritingCommunity #WritersLife

Posted in Word Lists, Writing Tips | Leave a comment