Words on Writing: H–O

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Think of a writing-related word you’d like to look up, and click its first letter. Even if you don’t find your word, you’ll find others just as worthy.

This is not a list of all words about writing—you’d be scrolling all day. These definitions evolved while I was writing Word Up! I enjoyed what I learned and wanted to share it.

Get the full glossary and more in the book: Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them)

Last modified: October 21, 2022