Daily Writing Challenge, Day #13

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 14, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: scuttlebutt (n.) Definition: 1a: a cask on shipboard to contain fresh water for a day's use b: a … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #13

Evil’s Silence

Previous scene: Evil's Entrance First scene: Evil's Plan The distant crackle of tissue paper turned Eric’s head. From where he stood in the kitchen with Dr. Volkow, he saw his mother emerge from her bedroom with several red gift bags, each bristling with a jarring rainbow of tissue paper. “Eric, Abram!" She arranged the bags on … Continue reading Evil’s Silence

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #2

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 2, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Exemplary (adj.) Definition: 1 a : deserving imitation : commendable; also : deserving imitation because of excellence b : serving as a … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #2

Daily Writing Challenge, Day #1

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 1, 2021, Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Pulchritude (n.) Definition: physical comeliness The verb pulchrify (a synonym of beautify), the … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge, Day #1