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Looking for the Best Word? Tip #68

Help for writers and language learners; these posts look at different aspects of the world of words to stimulate curiosity and enhance creativity.

This week’s words: … 653 more words

Creative Writer

Charlie the 3m python eats himself into a Christmas food coma

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Air Conditioner

Away for the holidays

As I grade final exams and wrap up the fall semester, I am taking a break from this blog for the month.

I hope that you enjoy the holiday season and that you avoid… 15 more words

Journalism Education

Checking it twice

“Is he in there?” Astrid demanded.

“Don’t bother him, he’s busy making toys,” Karol said, blocking entrance to the workshop.

“That’s an outright lie,” Astrid tried elbowing past Mrs Claus. 91 more words

Writing Prompt

Looking for the Best Word? Tip #67

Help for writers and language learners; these posts look at different aspects of the world of words to stimulate curiosity and enhance creativity.

This week’s words: … 725 more words

Creative Writer

The Sieve Initiative

I have deployed the sieve.

Yes, this is as ominous as it sounds. Shudder, if you please.

In an attempt not to be overtly wordy in my first Cozy Mystery, I have soldered a fine-meshed strainer to my head. 42 more words

Author

A favorite fishing spot

The water was smooth, only small ripples fluttered across the surface. Lying on her back, stretched out the full length of her flat, ocean kayak, Estelle let the warm breezes wash over her exposed skin. 389 more words

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