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 Read More …

Writer Tools

Here is my compilation of tools to help writers write: Write or Die– This online site provides a tool to provoke you to write in ‘freewriting’. Settings include word count, time, but the fun part is consequences. You can choose between spiders, grumpy cat, and a few others. Alarms include alarming and cacophony. Chapter-by-Chapter is Read More …

The joy and woe of Morning Pages

I’m once again trying the activity of Morning Pages. Julia Cameron of The Artist’s Way suggests taking some time each morning to write three pages, in long land, to provide clarity, ease anxiety, and clear out the cobwebs. This is a great idea, except I’m not a morning person. I don’t wake up with anxiety, Read More …