The #Write #Words? Post 12

Examining Onomatopoeia and Metaphor, Simile, Collective Nouns, and adding to my Delusional Dictionary. For definitions of those, click here to read the introductory post to the series. This week’s words: Hoot, Hot, Horde, House. Onomatopoeia: Hoot ‘Hoot’ is word we associate with owls as a rule. But it can also describe laughter of a certain type. …

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A Light in the Desert, by Anne Montgomery: #BookReview.

286 pages Mystery/Thriller A novel blending fiction with fact, this story of the unsolved derailing of a train in the Arizona desert is full of surprises. Many of the central characters are the author’s creations, and they’re constructed with compassion, objectivity, and empathy. To get inside the heads of such diverse people takes some skill …

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