Neologisms- Creating, evolving language

Neologism (noun) means to create new words or expressions, or give new meaning to existing words and expressions. As word crafters, we are allowed to create all kinds of words or phrases. Such verbs, nouns, and even phrases can give birth to new meanings. Perhaps someday, those words can become part of our modern day …

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Writing Prompts

I decided it would be fun to start adding not only prompts I discover online, but to share my own experiences with them. The prompt we had the other day was as follows; “You discover you are a character of a book, and you meet the author who wrote your story. Write that scene.” I …

Elements of description writing

My last meetup gathering covered the topic of description writing. Here is what we’ve found; · Don't add too much description at any one time. These are known as 'information dumps' and slows down the story. Readers tend to skip boring parts, so make the description fascinating and provoking. · People are so much more …