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March 10, 2019
Saga

Saga

Word of the Day: Saga [sa·​ga] Definition of Saga: Noun 1: a prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary […]
March 12, 2019
Inane

Inane

As with many of the words featured in the Word of the Day series, this word is underused and should be in more people’s vernaculars. In […]
March 15, 2019
Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude

“The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a […]
March 21, 2019
Sanguine

Sanguine

san·guine
March 25, 2019
Formatting your Book

Creating The Novel ‘Series’ Outline.

Over the years, I’d gleaned from interviews with other authors that the planning of their series characters followed one of two paths: either they allowed themselves flexibility for the future, or they moved hastily, and inadvertently penned themselves in.
March 31, 2019
Sarcophagus

Sarcophagus

c. 1600, "type of stone used for coffins," from Latin sarcophagus, from Greek sarkophagos "limestone used for coffins," literally "flesh-eating," in reference to the supposed action of this type of limestone
April 3, 2019

Petrichor

pet·ri·chor
April 10, 2019
Unfeigned

Unfeigned

  (Thoughts on the word)   Word of the Day: Unfeigned [ˌənˈfānd]   Definition of unfeigned: ADJECTIVE   genuine; sincere. Usage Examples: “a broad smile of […]
April 14, 2019
Sinister

Sinister

early 15c., "prompted by malice or ill-will, intending to mislead," from Old French senestre, sinistre "contrary, false; unfavorable; to the left" (14c.), from Latin sinister "left, on the left side" (opposite of dexter), of uncertain origin.