I love to collect words. Making word lists can help to find the voice of my story, dig into the emotion of a scene, or create variety. One of my on-going word collections is of colors. I love to st...

The Color Thesaurus

Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children's book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth.

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mαdєmσíѕєllє chєríє

I love words, and the English language is so very vast. Unfortunately we hear so very little of it on a daily basis. Expand your vocabulary; expand your mind.

pronunciation | mA-‘rak-E #meraki, verb, greek, love, creativity, creative, art, passion, writing, work, words, otherwordly, other-wordly

Translating the Untranslatable

love art m words submission creative writing passion work creativity definitions verb greek otherwordly other-wordly meraki tinyhaleysheep

meraki [Greek μεράκι] ~ (v.) to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work.

Vocab -meraki [Greek μεράκι] ~ (v.) to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work.

Potential titles for my dance , want a word from another culture that doesn't translate to English

other-wordly: quaintrelle (n.) a woman who emphasizes a life of passion, expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life's pleasures pronunciation

100 Ways to Say "Good" - If you need or want support for your fitness goals, you need to start by supporting others. Learn how to say GOOD! #Fitness Matters

Writing tips: 100 ways to say 'good.' We can add this to our classroom graveyard of words that have been laid to rest.

Describing Characters: Moving Beyond Hair & Eye Color http://jodyhedlund.blogspot.com/2014/09/describing-characters-moving-beyond.html

This is a short, but valuable article (ms): Describing Characters: Moving Beyond Hair & Eye Color - Number 4 is most important!

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