Ackerman, Angela


Angela Ackerman is a bestselling author, writing coach, and international speaker who is passionate about helping writers become stronger storytellers. This led to a collaboration with co-author Becca Puglisi to create a series of hybrid books, part writing guide and part brainstorming tool called thesauruses, which quickly became known as the Gold Standard of writing guides. Angela is also the co-founder of the popular site Writers Helping Writers, as well as One Stop for Writers, a portal to game-changing tools and resources that enable writers to craft powerful fiction. Her home country is Canada. 

Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are writing coaches, international speakers, and co-authors of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression and its many sequels. Commonly called “the Gold Standard of writing guides,” these bestselling books are sourced by US universities, recommended by agents and editors, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, and psychologists around the world. 

Long-time writing partners, Angela and Becca are passionate about helping others, especially writers. To this end they co-founded the popular site Writers Helping Writers, a description hub for writers and One Stop for Writers, an innovative creativity portal for one-of-a-kind tools that give writers exactly what they need to craft unbelievably rich stories and characters.