WRITING TOOL

Improve your writing with helpful and creative synonym suggestions in our convenient Word Swap tool. Just write (or paste) your essay, email, or story into the tool, and we’ll provide useful synonyms from there.

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WORD OF THE DAY

Build your vocabulary with new words, definitions, and origin stories every day of the week.

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WRITING PROMPTS

Do you have writer’s block? Try these prompts to kickstart your creativity.

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WRITE ABOUT OUR WORD OF THE DAY!

Start a paragraph that uses today's Word of the Day.

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VOCABULARY UPGRADE!

What is empathy, and how does it influence your point of view?

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ANIMAL FUN!

Pink Fairy Armadillo is a real animal name! Invent your own funny animal.

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GRAMMAR & WRITING TIPS

Elevate and improve your writing. These tips make it easy (effortless, painless, uncomplicated).

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HOW DO I WRITE WITHOUT USING THE MOST COMMON WORDS?

We're not saying you should never use these words, but there may be more interesting alternatives for the next time you sit down to write.

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WHY WE NEED THE SERIAL COMMA: 10 HILARIOUS EXAMPLES

Take a look at these examples of real-world sentences that are sorely missing a comma.

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HOW DO I WRITE A DEATH SCENE?

If you’re willing to step outside your comfort zone, here are some better ways to send off your beloved characters.

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