Writer’s block sucks. There is nothing worse than searching in vain for that perfect word; or worse, staring at a blank page. Here you will find links to writing aides to help you navigate these issues and get back to what’s important – putting words down!
Finding the Perfect Word:
Dictionaries & Thesauri:
- OneLook – Catalogued dictionary & thesaurus search
- Reverse Dictionary – Know what it means or looking for a certain term? You’ll love this!
- VisuWords – Visual dictionary, thesaurus, & interactive lexicon
- Big Huge Thesaurus – From Big Huge Labs
- Power Thesaurus – Chrome extension available
- Visual Thesaurus – Subscription
Literary Terms & Tools:
- Rhymes – Find rhyming words as you type!
- Glossary of Literary Terms (PDF)
- Definitions & Examples of Literary Terms (Searchable)
- 365 Creative Writing Prompts
- Creativity Portal
- Writing Prompt Exercises
- Story Plot Generator
- The Story Starter – Randomly generates billions of starts
Find the Perfect Image: (be sure to ALWAYS check rights!)
- Gratisography – Images by Ryan McGuire, provided copyright-free
- Image Source
- Magdeleine –
- Pixabay – My personal favorite!
- Stocksnap.com – Search multiple sites for free stock photos