Warming Up

Nico grabbed a tightly coiled blue longe line from a shelf in the tack room of Wild Lime Stables. "He doesn't belong here," he said. Bonnie, the owner of the facility, shouldered two sets of reins and shrugged. "I got the impression that the new groom's a quick learner, hard worker, and team player with … Continue reading Warming Up

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #31 (last one yay!)

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 31, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: desultory (adj.) Definition: 1: marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose 2: not connected with the … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #31 (last one yay!)

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #30

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 30, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: numinous (adj.) Definition: 1: having a mysterious or spiritual quality 2: filled with a sense of the presence … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #30

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #29

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 29, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: lollygag (v.) Definition: : to fool around and waste time  “No lollygagging. Explanation, please.” Clementine faced the … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #29

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #28

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 28, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: hubris (n.) Definition: : exaggerated pride or self-confidence Bjorn initially attributed the stares they received to his … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #28

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #26

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 26, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: fugitive (n.) Definition: 1: a person who flees or tries to escape: such as-- a: a person who … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #26

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #25

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 25, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: ossify (v.) Definition: 1: to change into bone The cartilages ossified with age. 2: to become hardened or conventional and … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #25

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #23

My Word-of-the-Day Challenge Directions: Use the Word of the Day from Merriam-Webster.com from the month of August in a scene; each day’s post must be a continuation of the previous day’s post. Word count limit: 150 words August 23, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: emigrate (v.) Definition: : to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere “I didn’t … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #23