June 28th, 2019

tortoise and hare

Word of the Day 06/28/19 Bastion

Bastion (noun)
bastion [ bas-chuhn, -tee-uhn ]


noun
1. Fortification. a projecting portion of a rampart or fortification that forms an irregular pentagon attached at the base to the main work.
2. a fortified place.
3. anything seen as preserving or protecting some quality, condition, etc.: a bastion of solitude; a bastion of democracy.

RELATED FORMS
bas·tion·ar·y [bas-chuh-ner-ee] /ˈbæs tʃəˌnɛr i/, adjective
bas·tioned, adjective

SYNONYMS
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2. fortress, fort, bulwark, stronghold, citadel.

Origin: 1590–1600; < Middle French < Italian bastione, equivalent to Upper Italian bastí(a) bastion, orig., fortified, built (cognate with Italian bastita, past participle of bastire to build < Germanic; see baste1) + -one augmentative suffix

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

Weekend Challenge: Photo Prompts

Hey everyone! This is my first time running a weekend challenge so please bear with me as I figure things out.

I have a site that provides randomly generated pictures for writing prompts loaded up on my phone. If you'd like to receive a random photo to use as a prompt, please leave a comment here.

You have until the end of day Thursday to post words or art inspired by your photo. In exchange, I'll add at least 200 words to one of my WIP in your honor.
Hawaii Five 0::team::Ohana

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 are the last 2 people for the month! Let's cheer them on to get those words!!

SA 29 – agdhani

SU 30 – candream

Happy continued writing!

There is still time to sign up for July's Daily Count Challenge. If you haven't already signed up, please do so soon! I will be putting up July's calendar late Sunday night...but it could be as late as 04 July because I'm having internet connection issues and I'll be at a friend's house that day with access to her wi-fi.

I can say right now (could change if other people sign up), the first 4 people for July will be

MO 1 – sharpiesgal
TU 2 – bizarra
WE 3 – Dreamy
TH 4 – flipflop_diva

I hope that helps!

ALSO! Update your written and graphics numbers!