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Hi there! It’s been a while. I would love to say it was because of world wide travel. Or maybe a fabulous new book release! But it was none of the above. This year has been terrible so far. But in a sick and twisted way also a very good year. I think it’s probably one of those years where…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:07

This week I have a few odd words, some made up and made famous by some prominent people and others more popular words in the written language. flummoxing – to confuse someone so much that they do not know what to do (e.g. Anyone not knowing the story would have been completely flummoxed) covfefe – “(n.) When you want to…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:06

Halo from my brand new spot on the world wide web. It has been a very educational experience to convert from a wordpress.com site to a self hosted site. It is not quite as similar to my wordpress.com site as I thought it would be. But alas. I am learning a lot and that is worth it to me. I…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:05

Halo there Last week I started my personal challenge of #1000days on Instagram. I’ve read some fascinating words in the three different pieces of writing every time. Words I’ve either never seen before or words that I’ve never learned the meaning and sometimes the pronunciation of. scimitar a sword with a curved blade that is sharp only on its one…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:03

Here are some more words that surprised me this week with interesting meanings. As a writer and a general word nerd, I find words fascinating. And beautiful and all those lyrical things. Enjoy! obstinate unreasonably determined, especially to act in a particular way and not to change at all, despite what anyone else says (e.g. She follows an obstinate conviction…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:02

I’ve managed to get another few words together that is new (or maybe just forgotten) by me. It’s not that easy to always add these words to my vocabulary but I find that they pop up here and there in the stories I write and tell. Enjoy! abodes noun a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:01

And 2018 has officially started! May this be the year where you choose yourself. Be the best version of yourself. That way you will be the best for everybody else around you as well. Our reading together as a family has slowed down significantly over December and for this year, the aim is to get my youngest to start doing…

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Bookish Links

Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #22

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly.  1) JF Penn shares her experience at Thriller Fest 2012 here http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2012/07/18/thrillerfest/ 2) And JF Penn’s experience at Thriller Fest 2014 http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2014/07/17/writing-thrillerfest-2014/ 3) Cliche Finder! All you do is paste your written piece into the room available and it…

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Bookish Links

Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #14

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly. 1) Reuse and recycle. I like content fresh but there are some amazing bloggers out there that reuse and recycle their content. My greatest hurdle some days are to build a plot by reusing drama…

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