September 5th, 2015

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Word of the Day 09/05/15 Metaphor

Metaphor (noun)
metaphor [met-uh-fawr, -fer]

1. a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God.”. Compare mixed metaphor, simile (def 1).
2. something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else; emblem; symbol.

Can be confused

Origin: 1525-35; < Latin metaphora < Greek metaphorá a transfer, akin to metaphérein to transfer. See meta-, -phore

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
CELEB: RDA with dog

Word Wars - starts in about 30 minutes ...

Howdy folks! Going to be holding some word war/focus activities this month on Saturday's at 7am PST. This week, we'll be doing 2 rounds (25 minutes each) with time for a 10 minute break in between. Next weekend, I'm thinking a single round with a one hour focus. No idea what weeks 3 and 4 will bring yet :D

So whether you're working on a WIP or something new - hope you'll join us. Graphic types welcome.

Now off to make a couple of playlists so I can drown out hubby's snoring :D
CELEB: RDA with dog

Word Wars Round 1

Everybody start their engines (pens, keyboards, mice or whatever)

Round 1: Start 7am PST
End 7:25 am PST

Round 2: Start 7:35 am PST
End 8:00 am PST

I'm new running one of these so I'll have one thread per round that everyone can put their totals in - but feel free to chat/cheerlead in open comments during the 10 minute break.

kaige68 - 963 words
craterdweller - 819 words

For a TOTAL of 1792 words



I've been gone for a while, getting my head on straight. Still not sure it is there, but it'll come back, I think. After a really weird year, I finally think I can get back into writing, and what better place to push myself than with this group that I came to enjoy back in 2014 :) I lost my enjoyment for writing and reading at the end of 2014 and now that things seem to be settled down, I think I can come back out of the depths of hell and try again! Especially at November brews ahead with NaNoWriMo.

My muse is sorely underused, so I'll try to get back into the swing of things.

Anyway, don't mind me. I'm just gonna go grab a whole bunch of prompts and see what I can get my head back into.


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