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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.” – Orson Scott

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Word Of the Every Other Day.

welkin [ wel-kin ] noun Chiefly Literary. the sky; the vault of heaven. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected Example of use: I was followed by Hocker in a like strain, and others … Continue reading

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Building Cohesiveness Into Your Novel.

Have you ever read a book that felt like it was a mash-up of separate thoughts and directions? As if the author wasn’t sticking to a predetermined theme or motif. This can throw a reader off and confuse or even … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

vouchsafe [ vouch-seyf ] verb (used with object), vouch·safed, vouch·saf·ing. to grant or give, as by favor, graciousness, or condescension:to vouchsafe a reply to a question.to allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness:They vouchsafed his return to his own country. verb (used … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Motivation Day #13.

“In writing anything is possible. The writer is king, pauper, court jester, and the forests and towns they populate.” Anonymous

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” –Anne Frank

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shrive [ shrahyv ] verb (used with object) shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing. to impose penance on (a sinner).to grant absolution to (a penitent).to hear the confession of (a person). verb (used without object) shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing. Archaic. to hear confessions.to go to or make confession; confess … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday.

As a writer this one substance adds sustenance to my words throughout the day. Oh, where would my word count be without coffee?😀 coffee (n.) [ kaw-fee, kof-ee ] “drink made from the ground and roasted seeds of a tree originally … Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge Of The Week.

In six words, write your story of the above picture.

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Fiction Genres and Sub-Genres.

Maybe you’re thinking about writing a novel, or perhaps you’ve finished one and aren’t quite sure which genre to market it under. Knowing your audience is to understand the genre of the book you have written. Below is a link … Continue reading

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palter [ pawl-ter ] verb (used without object) to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.to bargain with; haggle.to act carelessly; trifle. WORDS RELATED TO PALTER babble, equivocate, haggle, bargain, falsify, fib, quibble, deceive, prevaricate

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To ALL Us Writers: Here’s A Much Needed Kick In The Ass!

I love this video! It’s the hard truth and not sugar-coated. It is a much-needed reminder, especially during this #NaNoWriMo. I hope all writers take a moment, click the link below, and watch and let the overall message sink in. … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” Dr. Seuss

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Scene Structure and How-To.

Building your novel from an idea into a manuscript can be a daunting task if you first don’t lay out a plan. Blueprinting your scenes will pave the road to your story’s success. The following article will give you ample … Continue reading

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incarnadine [ in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen ] adjective: blood-red; crimson.flesh-colored; pale pink. noun: an incarnadine color. verb: (used with object)  in·car·na·dined, in·car·na·din·ing. to make incarnadine. WORDS RELATED TO INCARNADINE glowing, rose-colored, crimson, blooming, cerise, claret, pink, tint, suffuse, mantle, color, rose, rouge, bloody, paint, rubric, flush, dye, rust, glow

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

forsooth [ fawr-sooth ] adverb Archaic. (now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.

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cozen [ kuhz-uh n ] verb (used with or without object) to cheat, deceive, or trick. WORDS RELATED TO COZEN dupe, hoodwink, cheat, bilk, chisel, trick, beguile, bamboozle, gyp, swindle, defraud, con, flimflam, fraud

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bruit [ broot ] verb (used with object) to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and often followed by about):The report was bruited through the village. noun Medicine/Medical. any generally abnormal sound or murmur heard on auscultation.Archaic. rumor; report.Archaic. noise; din; clamor. … Continue reading

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Top Books On Writing To Help You Improve.

This list is short, but oh so sweet. If you purchase a book this week, make it one of these six, and you will not be disappointed. Improving your writing should be at the top of your want list as … Continue reading

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A Short History Of Stephen King And His Legacy.

I’ve been reading the modern master of horror Stephen King since I was twelve. It all started with The Shining published January 28, 1977. It was October of 1986 when I got my hands on it, and I was terrified … Continue reading

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