Saturday Word of the Day: Gramarye

A/N: For this particular word I decided to revisit one of my favourite characters and settings; for more on Witchbane Academy and Danica be sure to check out the following stories: Galoot, Cackleberry, Boobook, Astir and One-Word Inspiration *Gramarye: Occult learning; magic. This was the day she had been waiting for, she could feel the excitement bubbling over … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Gramarye

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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

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Animal Parliament

A/N: Probably completely different than what you were expecting. Be sure to check out Tim. Prompt: Animal Parliament Word Limit: 250 words It had started as a joke, a little bit of witchcraft- a temporary, little prank. But then it had lasted a little longer than intended, and the media had caught wind of it. … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Animal Parliament

Saturday Word of the Day: Cackleberry

*Cackleberry: a hen's egg used for food A/N: A few spelling and grammar edits needing doing as I wrote this on my phone at work. [Checkout Galoot, Boobook, Astir and One-Word Inspiration posts for more of Witchbane Academy and its Alumni] "Welcome to your first official potions class ladies, my name Professor Aria Salmanda. I'll be … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Cackleberry

Saturday Word of the Day: Oneiric

*Oneiric: of or relating to dreams The art of prophecy is a gift not blessed upon many, but a tricky gift to manifest. In the coven of the seer the witches dedicated themselves to the art of prophecy, though few of the witches actually possessed the gift. In the seer coven the most common gift … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Oneiric

Writing 101: Day 3- One-word Inspiration

Day 3: One-word inspiration A/N: So for today's writing 101 post I have to choose one-word to work off as a prompt from a list of six words, they are all pretty great words (treasure, regret, home, love, uncertainty, secret) but for the sake of this exercise I'm going to go with Uncertainty. Also I'm … Continue reading Writing 101: Day 3- One-word Inspiration

Saturday Word of the Day: Astir

*Astir: moving or stirring, especially with much activity or excitement The students of Witchbane Academy were astir, High Sorceress Melisandre Wolsmitt was coming. Freshman dormitories were abuzz with rumours about the famed Witch of Wonders, senior dormitories were giddy with nerves over the Enchantments Competition she would be hosting and everyone was after a glimpse … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Astir

Saturday Word of the Day: Galoot

*Galoot: an awkward, eccentric or foolish person “Urgh, get out of the way you big galoot, you lummox, you big dolt!” He blinks at her. His big soft, fiery eyes flickering open and close. For a moment she is mesmerised by the faint glint in his eyes, and then he moved. “sorry.” He mumbled. The … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Galoot