Tag Archives: Writers Resources

Paucisyllabism

Today’s writing prompt at Daily Post is No, Thank You. If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I’ve developed a dislike for use of the word “utilize” instead of its shorter … Continue reading

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MiniWriMo: Day 1

After my first shot at the NaNoWriMo last fall I had the idea to do a MiniWriMo as a follow up. I just did a google on the term MiniWriMo. What turned up was a bunch of hits on NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Reblogged: Talking Like a Sailor – Level 1

Originally posted on Second Wind:
Unlike what some people will think, this is not about the swear words that some associate with sailors. After we bought our first sailboat, I quickly learned that there are a lot of terms used…

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Falling meteor

One of the scenes I’ve written for my work in progress, Mission: Dawn has an occupied one man work pod fall out of orbit to the surface of the planet. This event is important to the story; I need it … Continue reading

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Analyze this

People seem to like these “first word you see” puzzles and being a creative guy I decided to make my own. Sometimes my mind just spews out these ideas. What are the first three words you see? I don’t know … Continue reading

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Rewriting

The other night I rewrote the opening scene of my work in progress, Mission: Dawn. It wasn’t a major rewrite, mostly tightening things up. I originally wrote the opening scene years a decade ago. I had always envisioned it starting … Continue reading

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You can slice your bread and eat it too

Today’s writing prompt at Daily Post is Sliced Bread. Most of us have heard the saying, “That’s the best thing since sliced bread!” What do you think is actually the best thing since sliced bread? What’s the greatest thing since … Continue reading

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