On Writing, Thoughts

Word Wednesday: Obsidian

 

Word Wednesday_Obsidian_Spilt Ink Press_Sitting in Spilt InkThis Wednesday’s word is: Obsidian (noun)

ob·sid·i·an

/əb’sidēən,äb’sidēən

noun

a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization.

Did you know that obsidian is one of the stones used during Wiccan rituals on Halloween, or Samhain as witches refer to it?
Did you also know that H.R. Gordon is Wiccan?
Happy Samhain! Happy Halloween!

The Word Wednesday challenge? Use this in some form of your writing this week. Whether it’s a poem, short story, a chapter, or an article, slip this word in, and then tag Sitting in Spilt Ink in it on Twitter (@SpiltInkPress) for a chance to be featured on the site! 

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On Writing, Thoughts

Word Wednesday: Revitalize

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This Wednesday’s word is: revitalize (verb): to imbue (something) with new life and vitality. The challenge? Use this in some form of your writing this week. Whether it’s a poem, short story, a chapter, or an article, slip this word in, and then send your piece to me. I’d love to read what you come up with! 

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Writing Prompt – Series: Halloween Nights #12

Yes, my first writing prompt ever is a Halloween one. What can I say? I love this holiday.
Yes, my first writing prompt ever is a Halloween one. What can I say? I love this holiday.

 

Write a story using this scene.  It doesn’t have to be as it’s depicted above, but it has to be in the story somehow.

Main characters: 2 female. 1 male.

When you’re done, send the story to me (hgordon182@gmail.com) and it might just end up on the short story section of Sitting in Spilt Ink! (With full credit to you and a link to your blog of course!)

-HRG