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March 21st, 2018

Wonderful World of Wednesday

Don't forget this month's 5 + 1 Challenge. You can grab a prompt, or come up with your own.

“Imagination is the true magic carpet.”

~ Norman Vincent Peale ~

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Word of the Day 03/21/18 Byzantine

Byzantine (adjective, noun)
Byzantine [biz-uh n-teen, -tahyn, bahy-zuh n-, bih-zan-tin]

1. of or relating to Byzantium.
2. of or relating to the Byzantine Empire.
3. noting or pertaining to the architecture of the Byzantine Empire and to architecture influenced by or imitating it: characterized by masonry construction, round arches, impost blocks, low domes on pendentives, the presence of fine, spiky foliage patterns in low relief on stone capitals and moldings, and the use of frescoes, mosaics, and revetments of fine stone to cover whole interiors.
4. Fine Arts. pertaining to or designating the style of the fine or decorative arts developed and elaborated in the Byzantine Empire and its provinces: characterized chiefly by an ecclesiastically prescribed iconography, highly formal structure, severe confinement of pictorial space to a shallow depth, and the use of rich, often sumptuous color.
5. (sometimes lowercase) complex or intricate: a deal requiring Byzantine financing.
6. (sometimes lowercase) characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue, especially for the gaining of political power or favor: Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship.
7. of or relating to the Byzantine Church.

8. a native or inhabitant of Byzantium.

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1590-1600; < Late Latin Bȳzantīnus of Byzantium; see -ine

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

Daily Count Challenge to . . . Dreamy!

I had a WONDERFUL writing day yesterday (11k+!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) but then (oops!) forgot to pass it on to the next lovely, talented writer in our group! Dreamy, today's your day! Go for those words!!!!!!

Daily Count reminder

How is the writing thing going for you? Any bumps or hiccups in remembering the days you're accountable for?

If not, great! If so, that's still great! We're going to help you with that!

Here is our weekly reminder for the next 7 people in the daily count.

TH 22 – agdhani
FR 23 – cmk418
SA 24 – craterdweller

SU 25 – flipflop_diva
MO 26 – severina2001
TU 27 – katleept
WE 28 – Dreamy

Happy continued writing!


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