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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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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge Of The Week.

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

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

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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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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Word Of The Every Other Day.

caliginous [ kuh-lij-uh-nuh s ] adjective Archaic: It was a caliginous and stormy night … Sure, that doesn’t quite have the same ring as “dark and stormy,” but it works. Caliginous is an archaic adjective meaning: “misty, dim, dark.”

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Prognosticate [prog·nos·ti·cate] v.  To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell. “The armchair quarterback tried to prognosticate the play from his recliner.”

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10 Writing Tips To Take To Heart

Ahh, writing tips, we can never get enough. To grow as a writer we must continue to learn and understand the craft. While some tips concentrate on the technique side of writing other hints are there to improve our habits. … Continue reading

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im·pet·u·ous [imˈpeCH(o͞o)əs] ADJECTIVE acting or done quickly and without thought or care. “her friend was headstrong and impetuous” synonyms: impulsive · rash · hasty · overhasty · reckless · heedless · foolhardy

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She Is Exiled

To herald your touch. I’ve seen in you such. A great and powerful wisdom…

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tempestuous adjective tem-PESS-chuh-wus Definition : of, relating to, or resembling a violent storm : turbulent, stormy Did You Know? Time is sometimes marked in seasons, and seasons are associated with the weather. This explains how tempus, the Latin word for … Continue reading

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The Novel Begins 3

2             My name is Joseph Tooley, and it was my father Jacob that went missing nine years ago out here in these very woods. No trace has ever been found of him in all that time. And believe me … Continue reading

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saccharine \SAK-er-in, -uh-reen, -uh-rahyn\ adjective: 1. exaggeratedly sweet or sentimental: a saccharine smile; a saccharine song of undying love. 2. of the nature of or resembling that of sugar: a powdery substance with a saccharine taste. 3. containing or yielding … Continue reading

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Companionable

companionable \kum-PAN-yuh-nuh-bul\   DEFINITION adjective : marked by, conducive to, or suggestive of companionship : sociable   EXAMPLES I’ve come to enjoy sharing a dorm room with Brad; he’s a companionable roommate and we get along well together. “Most of … Continue reading

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