November 16th, 2019

NaNoWriMo 2019: Day 16--Body Language

Day 16 Word Count Target: 26,672

A person's body language says a lot about them, their mood, their thoughts, their personality, the characteristics that they might not be consciously aware of or might be trying not to express. The same goes for the written character, and sometimes it is difficult to describe what a character is doing. Describing body language is an ideal way to provide subtext as well.
Here are some suggestions for body language descriptions that you may find useful.

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1MW-weekend

Weekend Challenge: Random Rerun!

Hi everyone! This weekend's host is unwell, so you get me, somewhat unprepared, but always happy to provide prompts!

I'll be randomly generating this time around, so let me know if you want a random word, sentence or quote, or combination thereof, and I'll do my best to provide you with something!

All you have to do is use it to write 200+ words or create some graphics, and I'll make an effort to add words to a WIP in your honour!  You have until midnight Thursday in your own local time, although if you use it after that, I'll still be thrilled!

Hit me!

tortoise and hare

Word of the Day 11/16/19 Sprachgefühl

Sprachgefühl (noun)
Sprachgefühl [ shprahkh-guh-fyl ]


noun German
1. intuitive feeling for the natural idiom of a language. "it's not genes or culture but Sprachgefühl that sets the French apart from the Finns, and the Russians from the Romanians"
2. the essential character of a language. "each language has its own personality, or Sprachgefühl, which limits its speakers to a certain mode of thought"


Origin: German, from Sprache ‘speech, a language’ + Gefühl ‘feeling’.

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