A-Z Series: I Week

"You've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed." - John Irving Word of the Week: Inscient. Someone who has little or no knowledge of a situation can be described as inscient. Again referencing one of my works-in-progress, one of my characters is thought to be inscient of a grievous crime, and he goes to great lengths … Continue reading A-Z Series: I Week

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A-Z Series: Week H

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." -Ernest Hemingway Word of the Week: Hellkite. A hellkite is someone who is extremely cruel. Think Hitler and Stalin. This is one of those words, while rare, someone is likely to understand its meaning without having to search for a … Continue reading A-Z Series: Week H

A-Z Series: Week G

“A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.” -Graham Greene Word of the Week: Grandisonant means something sounds pompous. Someone might talk with a grandisonant vocabulary (which one could argue the word grandisonant in itself matches its definition!) or perhaps … Continue reading A-Z Series: Week G

A-Z Series: Week F

"If a story is in you, it must come out." -William Faulkner Word of the Week: Feckless. Someone who is feckless is weak, helpless and feeble. Maybe they're feckless due to old age, an accident, or perhaps they're just scared of everything. Literature has been brimming with feckless characters throughout history, some stay that way, but … Continue reading A-Z Series: Week F