G.Edward Dictionary

May 5, 2019


Word of the Day: Artifact [är′tə-făkt′] It seems to me that this word should be much older. However, it is a fairly new word that usually […]
November 21, 2019


Word of the Day: Anon [ uh-non ] (Thoughts on the word) Definition of Anon: adverb   in a short time; soon.at another time.Archaic. at once; immediately. Usage Examples: […]
December 18, 2019


Word of the Day: Behoof [ bih-hoof ] (Thoughts on the word) Definition of (definition): Noun   use; advantage; benefit: The money was spent for his own […]
October 29, 2019


requiescat [ rek-wee-es-kaht, -kat ] noun a wish or prayer for the repose of the dead.  
March 21, 2019


May 22, 2019


Mercurial [mer·cu·ri·al]  adj.  1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”
  • "In writing anything is possible. The writer is king, pauper, court jester, and the forests and towns they populate." ~Anonymous

  • "You find you. What will you do? Love is something we all are due... " ~ G.Edward Smith

  • "A love sustained. This love remained. With you, I am here and always..." ~ G.Edward Smith

  • "Growing with slowness. Wishful for oneness. To become wanted and adorned..." ~ G.Edward Smith

  • "Where do forgotten days go? Losing their ability to show. The sun is captured and found..." ~ G.Edward Smith

  • "Together from two. Pulled from you. Now I am alone..." ~ G.Edward Smith

  • “The dreamer's dream. With worlds to be seen. A journey to be taken...” G.Edward Smith

  • “If only to realize. In the end I died. The story had lied...” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “I am where you want me. From here I see. To be another beside you...” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “A singular moment. Never to be again. Remember, understand, and begin...” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “Fading from this fight. Discarded from the light. I am here once again... ” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “Many will go.So few to return.We mourn what we learn...” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “The scrapings of a memory. What is it they hope me to see? The rise and fall of grandeur... G.Edward Smith” ~G.Edward Smith

  • “Trying to overcome. The night is done. At waters edge and wanting... G.Edward Smith” ~Virginia Woolf

  • "The great thing about writing is that you can do any goddamn thing you want. Sure there are rules but look at them as simple and adjustable guidelines." ~ Anonymous

  • "Never look down on someone unless you are helping them up." ~ Anonymous

  • "A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." -Thomas Mann

  • "If you can't laugh at yourself, everyone else will do it for you." ~ Old English Proverb

  • "Writers aren't leaders or followers; they're more of an observer." ~ Anonymous

  • "I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.” ~ Harper Lee

  • "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

  • "Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly." --Franz Kafka

  • "It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way." – Ernest Hemingway

  • "The best thing about being a fiction writer is that where the truth is inconvenient, I could veer away." Kaui Hart Hemmings

  • "Ignorance though a hurdle carries with it a child-like optimistic outlook of the world while stupidity brings only failure, sorrow, and the inevitable making of the same mistakes over and over again." ~ Anonymous

  • "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." Oscar Wilde

  • "Figure out what you love and chase after it with everything you've got. Life is too short to be bothered with anything else." ~ Anonymous

  • “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” ~Virginia Woolf

  • "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." ~Benjamin Franklin

  • "A writer of fiction is really... a congenital liar who invents from his own knowledge or that of other men." Ernest Hemingway

  • "If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just to go and see what the reality is, of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer, the drunk or sober poet... Sometimes you can go looking for illumination." Harold Brodkey

  • "All autobiography is storytelling; all writing is autobiography." J. M. Coetzee

  • "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!" Dr.Suess

  • "I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn." Anne Frank

  • "What a writer can do, what a fiction writer or a poet or an essay writer can do is re-engage people with their own humanity." Barbara Kingsolver

  • "I was 12. Our, teacher made us write an autobiography and I realized that I wasn't very interesting. I began to make things up, and that's when I thought maybe I was a writer, or at least a fiction writer." John Burnham Schwartz

  • "To say that creative writing courses are all useless is almost as silly as saying all editors are useless. Writers of all levels can benefit from other instructive voices." Matt Haig

  • "Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." ~ Stephen King

  • "We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." Anaïs Nin

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

  • "Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense." Mark Twain

  • "Never look down on someone unless you are helping them up." ~ Anonymous

  • "A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity." Franz Kafka

  • "Fiction is lies; we're writing about people who never existed and events that never happened when we write fiction, whether its science fiction or fantasy or western mystery stories or so-called literary stories. All those things are essentially untrue. But it has to have a truth at the core of it." George R. R. Martin

  • “A writer is simply a photographer of thoughts.” Brandon A. Trean

  • "Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction." William Blake

  • "They got the guns, but we got the numbers. Gonna win we are taking over." Jim Morrison

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  • "Strewn across the ground. This feeling I have found." ~ G.Edward Smith

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    "The time has come. The inner laughter has gone. I wish you to come along..." G.Edward Smith

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  • "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. -Henry Ford"
March 25, 2019


Did you drink a cup of coffee on company time this morning? Chances are that you did--for the midmorning coffee break is rapidly becoming a standard fixture in American offices and factories.
November 10, 2019


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 […]
November 26, 2019


Word of the Day: Hugger-mugger [ huhg-er-muhg-er ] (Thoughts on the word) Definition of Hugger-Mugger: noun: disorder or confusion; muddle.secrecy; reticence: Why is there such hugger-mugger about […]
April 17, 2019


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 […]
April 14, 2019


rue [ro͞o] VERB bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen). “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer” synonyms: regret · […]
November 10, 2019


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.) [ […]