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Don't repeat that

Each day the crowd grew larger. Rain or shine dedicated fans gathered around the aviary, pen and paper at the ready, waiting for that day’s pronouncement. 97 more words

Writing Prompt

Looking for the Best Word? Tip #43

Some changes from today. Still offering help for writers and language learners, but adding some variety to the topics covered. This series of posts will remain a resource for word lovers but will expand its scope. 284 more words


What's your number

Triplets, May, April and June, each blonde with skin like porcelain, played on the front porch of a renovated Victorian house. A Clinchburg landmark, the house was owned by local business owners, Sonny and Rainey Yeardley. 882 more words

Writing Prompt

100 Word Challenge: Books

I joined in a meme the other day that asked what book was a best seller the year you were born. For me, that was 1962. 456 more words

Real Life

Discussion: The Word "Said" in Writing

I was working on a collab story a few months ago, and I was told that when writing, I shouldn’t use any words besides “said” after a person talks because I should be showing rather than saying the way that they behave.   502 more words


Looking for the Best Word? Tip #42

Here’s some help for writers who want to make their work more interesting, varied, accurate and effective by using the most appropriate words. There are also insights into some peculiarities of English for language students. 357 more words

Creative Writer

It's on the tip of my tongue...

I like to write a short Goodreads review for each book I read, if only to remind myself what I liked or found interesting later. I was recently reviewing the children’s fantasy novel  638 more words