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 #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 #24

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 24, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: cryptic (adj.) Definition: : having or seeming to have a hidden or ambiguous meaning Once in the parking lot, … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #24

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

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #22

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 22, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: liminal (adj.) Definition: 1: of, relating to, or situated at a sensory threshold : barely perceptible or capable of … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #22

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #21

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 21, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: sophistry (n.) Definition: : subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation Bjorn had expected some reaction but nothing like … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #21

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #20

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 20, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: aghast (adj.) Definition: : struck with terror, amazement, or horror : shocked and upset Squinting in the morning sun, … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #20