No matter what you method of being creative, it is always very important to expand your vocabulary. You can never know too many words.
Granted, as a writer, it is possible to use too many complicated words when simple ones will do. However, you still should know the complicated ones and what they mean.
Wordplay is fun. Creating art based on a new word is fun.
Here are some words you may or may not know. Attempt to use a few of the ones you aren’t familiar with in your next creative project or add them in to a current project.
Want to find new words on your own?
- Get a dictionary app or follow one on social media. Most post words of the day.
- Open a dictionary to a random page and pick out a word you don’t know.
- Take words you do know and look them up in the thesaurus for alternatives you may not have thought of.
- Learn a new language.
- Keep your eyes and your ears open.