February 26 2012 Fiction Writing Newsletter
Confusing Words from Always to Annalist
Do you the differences between 'all ways' and 'always'? 'Altar' and 'alter' sound the same, but only one of them means 'to change'. There is a huge difference in meaning with the words 'amity' and 'enmity'. One means 'goodwill', the other 'ill will'. Get them confused and it will change the whole meaning of what you are saying.
Enjoy leaning the meanings of and how to use the following words that are confusing to many people.
Public Sleeping Day & Other Unusual Holidays
You could use one of the following unusual, little-known holidays to add a touch of something different to your story. If you write mysteries, a crime could be centered around one of these lesser known holidays. Of if you write historical fiction, the origins of one of these unusual holidays could be the focus of your story.
Are you going to try and catch a tooth fairy on National Tooth Fairy Day? Do you remove your brain on No Brainer Day? And do you celebrate Public Sleeping Day every day of the year?
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