Wednesday Prompt Smash: Knitted Beanie

A/N: Tim’s being nice and keeping the word limits for my prompts low while I work away on my NaNoWriMo project. Prompt: Knitted Beanie Word Limit: 30 Words Stitch by stitch, red yarn and blue. It takes time and love to knit the perfect gift, but it’ll be worth it to see their face light … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Knitted Beanie

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Dusty

A/N: Check out Tim if you have time. Prompt: Dusty Word Limit: 200 words “Whoosh” a cloud of dust wafted off the leather binding as Alexandra blew upon it, her fingers softly caressed the cover as they pushed the dirt from obscuring the title. In thick cursive script, she could now make out the words … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Dusty

Saturday Word of the Day: Funster

*Funster: a person who creates or seeks fun, as a comedian or reveller. “I’m a professional Funster!” Dan would declare whenever asked what he did for a living. In response Marianne would roll her eyes and sigh, it wasn’t that she didn’t appreciate his work but rather that it was embarrassing. Of course, to an … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Funster

Saturday Word of the Day: Winsome

*Winsome: sweetly or innocently charming; winning; engaging. Birthdays are fun, but it can get tiresome. Especially when your family keep taking photos of you always expecting a winsome smile, to grace your features in their photos. Of course, it is still nice to be so highly regarded, to have so much love lavished upon you. … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Winsome

Saturday Word of the Day: Rosarian

*Rosarian: a person who is fond of, develops, or cultivates roses. My grandmother has the most beautiful rose garden, when you enter the garden there’s no doubt it belongs to a rosarian. In my youth the roses always made me feel like Alice in Wonderland, they had so much character. Those roses are always treated … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Rosarian

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Book Burning Ceremony

Prompt: Book Burning Ceremony Word Limit: 350 words “What’s going on here?” Mister Mayo asked as he and his family entered the town square. “Oh, this? This is just our annual book burning ceremony.” Responded one of the cloaked citizens from beside the bonfire in the centre of the square. “Cool,” commented little Tommy Mayo. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Book Burning Ceremony

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Saturday Word of the Day: Wassail

*Wassail: to drink to the health or success of; toast. The rain was coming down heavy and everyone was inside with the aircon on, the ham was in the oven and the entrees on the table. Christmas carols were playing, and kids were complaining about wanting to open their presents. All around it was lively … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Wassail

Saturday Word of the Day: Quotidian

*Quotidian: usual or customary; everyday  Cooking butternut snap biscuits the week before Christmas had become quotidian for the Harker family. The youngest members would crowd into the kitchen to help with the batter, licking the spoons as soon as they were done. And the older family members would supervise as the trays of cookies went … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Quotidian

Saturday Word of the Day: Zymurgy

*Zymurgy: the branch of applied chemistry dealing with fermentation, as in winemaking, brewing, the preparation of yeast, etc. Each and every member of the Finnich family underwent training in zymurgy. It was simply what was expected of them in order to keep the family brewery afloat and the recipes for their staple brews within the … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Zymurgy