VerbQ is designed to help any writer infuse their language with powerful, active verbs. It groups words together by usage and connotation, not definition, making it a smarter thesaurus for the modern writer.

Meet our founders:

Betsy Blakeslee

Betsy Blakeslee has published for the World Health Organization, Huffington Post, and in multiple US and international outlets. She founded Expressive Arts Refuge, directs World Harmony Chorus, and edits manuscripts.


Nicole Speranza


Nicole Speranza holds a MA in English Language & Literature. She has professional experience working as a communications executive and volunteers as a grant proposal and capital appeal writer. She spends her free time traveling and working on her novel.