A story is a plot, a character, and a setting glued together by conflict. Some writers can fully outline their book before they write a single word of their novel. Other writers begin with a concept and a character, then watch the characters as they move from point A to point Z. Still, others combine … Continue reading DIY MFA: Picking a Path
“Be obscure clearly.”~E. B. White American writer E.B. White was born on this day in 1899.
Today’s word comes from this week’s news. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun Definition A purpose or motive alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs.something that is put forward to conceal a true purpose or object; an ostensible reason; excuse.The misleading … Continue reading Wednesday Word for June 17, 2020
I look for words in the books, magazines, and newspapers I read. If you have a word you would like defined on #WednesdayWordDay, please leave a comment, I’ll add it to the list. I would particularly like to invite those of you who are not native English speakers to provide words or idioms you would … Continue reading Word for November 6, 2019