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Learn to Play With Your Words
Go beyond alliteration and twist of phrase to flip phrases; compress details; sub soundalikes; list, rhyme and twist — even coin new words. Plus: Walk away with cool (free!) wordplay resources — as well as with recipes for how to use them.
Acronyms: Make a mnemonic
Type in your key word or phrase, and this tool will create anagrams from them. Whether you’ll like the anagrams, I can’t say. “Ann Wylie” generated “el yawn in” — not a phrase I’ll be using in my next training brochure!
Turn a list into a mnemonic device to help readers remember your key points. Create a meaningful acronym from the first letters of the words in your list with this online anagram server.
Find inspiration for coining new words.
Find inspiration for writing your own half-and-half words from the word lover’s guide to new words.
Neurologists call it “the pleasure of the text,” the reward readers get from figuring out figurative language. (It can be quite a reward: If your wordplay is funny enough, your readers’ brains even deliver a little dose of dopamine.)
Learn to tap wordplay’s superpowers at Master the Art of Storytelling, our creative-writing training program.
There, you’ll learn to flip phrases; compress details; sub sound-alikes; list, rhyme and twist — even coin new words with free online tools that do the work for you. You’ll get inspired by some of the world’s most creative headlines. And you’ll polish your skills in a wordplay workout, with recipes from anagram to oxymoron.
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