Looking for the Best Word? Tip #62

    A series of posts for all word lovers. Offering help for writers and language learners, these posts look at many different aspects of the world of words in the hope of stimulating your curiosity and enhancing your creativity. This week’s words: Industrious/Indolent, Epizeuxis, In close proximity, Keeping up with the Joneses, Saudade. Industrious/Indolent: …

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Creative #Writing #Contests Table Updated

    Here’s your monthly reminder that the writing contest table has been updated. Sorry, I was unable to post this on Wednesday due to some tech issues over which I had no control. Fortunately, my Mac now has a fully functioning OS, my phone landline no longer sports a broken wire in the provider’s …

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Sink: Old Man’s Tale, by Perrin Briar: #BookReview.

This book, listed as science fiction/fantasy, is an odd mix of parable, analogy, political comment and adventure. The style of writing falls mostly under the ‘tell’ rather than ‘show’ label, which makes for a strangely disconnected read for much of the time. There’s a transition from the beginning, set on terra ferma in Australia, and …

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