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How to Write Metaphors

Metaphors are powerful tools that can enhance your story, your characters, and your theme. This page contains resources about metaphors and suggestions on the best ways to develop metaphors.

I’m always finding new great resources and adding them, so this page will grow. Come back often to see what’s new!

Metaphors Can Change Our Opinions in Ways We Don’t Even Realize

How to Use the Persuasive Power of Metaphors

Metaphor and Economics

James Geary: Metaphorically Speaking (TED talk)

Symbolism and Metaphor

Metaphors (The Ultimate Guide)