Monthly Archives: June 2014

Word of the Week Challenge 6/10/14


A Brunette’s Reflection Word of the week challenge– drum roll please…. Verisimilitude. Can you wiggle this word into your work week? Hope you have fun with it! The last word was exculpate. This week I was listening to something on the web and heard the word verisimilitude. I thought for sure I knew the meaning so I did a quick search and I was wrong! Gasp— okay, maybe I wasn’t that surprised I was wrong– Whatevs… The definition of


Example: Being close to the truth.
Example: The fictional book I read had a thread of verisimilitude running through the story.

Can you use this word this week??

Quote by C. J. Lyons


A quote by C.J. Lyons when she was asked what her secret was for being a best selling author, “I am an A.B.C. writer. Apply Butt to Chair and write.”

I think a lot of authors get frustrated when their first book doesn’t hit number one overnight. Keep at it. Keep writing. Keep publishing.

1st, 2nd, or 3rd person? How are you writing your story?


Writing 101 on YouTube

I think every author struggles with this at some point in their projects. This is s great short video by Cy Porter explaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd person.