The #Write #Word? Post 47

Finding it hard to discover the ‘right’ word when writing? Me, too, sometimes. In trying to improve, maybe I can help you.                                        Word cloud via wordart.com Today’s words: Naiad, Natural instinct, Naked truth, Nude. Synonyms are …

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Italy: Trip of a Lifetime. Part 8

These posts, with my photographs, record our stay in Italy in September. We thoroughly enjoyed it, so we’re sharing our experience. You’ll get the (almost) full story of our travels, activities, and experiences; warts and all, in instalments. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. 25th September, Tuesday. …

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Pandora, by Joshua Grant: #BookReview.

388 Pages Horror/Action Adventure. Imagination is a crucial element in any work of fiction, and here it reaches new heights, especially in terms of human ambition and the lengths some will travel to fulfil it. This novel is a mix of horror, fantasy, science fiction, adventure and thriller. But, in merging the genres and developing …

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The #Write #Word? Post 46

Finding it hard to discover the ‘right’ word when writing? Me, too, sometimes. In trying to improve, maybe I can help you. Today’s words: Macabre, Migrant/ Refugee, Monachopsis, Member of Parliament, Synonyms are alternative words that have the power to convey exactly what you’re trying to say. Macabre: Roget lists only two sub-headings: frightening and …

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Italy: Trip of a Lifetime. Part 7

These posts, accompanied by photographs, record our recent stay in Italy. Having thoroughly enjoyed it, we’re sharing our experience. You’ll get the (almost) full story of our travels, activities, and experiences; warts and all, in instalments. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. 24th September, Monday. Our first breakfast in …

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The #Write #Word? Post 45

Struggle to find the ‘right’ word when writing? Sometimes, so do I. In trying to improve, maybe I can help other writers. Today’s words: Laborious/Easy, Look ahead to the future, Last hurrah, Leader. Antonyms: words that express the opposite of other words can be hard to find, because thesauruses usually give no examples. When lost …

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Italy: Trip of a Lifetime. Part 6

A series of posts, accompanied by photographs, recording our recent stay in Italy. Having thoroughly enjoyed it, we wish to share our experience. You’ll get the almost full story of our travels, activities, and experiences; warts and all, in instalments. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4.  Part 5 23rd September, Sunday Pick-up was timed …

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The Golden Peacock, by Lauren B. Grossman: #BookReview.

287 pages Historical Fiction/Mystery, Thriller and Suspense A ‘thriller’ that actually concentrates on the characters, bringing them to life so the reader is eager to invest emotion and concern for them. In fact, this doesn’t read like an ordinary thriller at all. This thoughtful, evocative and moving book is a very good read. I read …

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The #Write #Word? Post 44

Struggling to find the ‘right’ word when you’re writing? I sometimes have the same problem. In trying to improve my own work, maybe I can help you. Today’s words: Kaleidoscope, Ka-ching, Kuebiko, Knight Synonyms are alternative words that have the power to convey exactly what you’re trying to say. Kaleidoscope: Roget lists the following sub-headings; …

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Italy: Trip of a Lifetime. Part 5

This series of posts, accompanied by photographs, records our recent stay in Italy. Having thoroughly enjoyed it, we wish to share our experience. You’ll get the almost full story of our travels, activities, and experiences; warts and all, in instalments. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. 22nd September, Saturday. After breakfast, again by …

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