Saturday, October 31, 2009


Please do not eat, ingest, chow down on, feast upon, gobble, masticate, munch, nibble, nosh, devour, dine on, gorge on, pig out on, scarf down, snack on, sup, swallow, or wolf down your thesaurus and then gag, hurl, eject, spew, heave, puke, retch, throw up, upchuck, or regurgitate it into your story, anecdote, apologue, book, chronicle, epic, fable, fairy tale, fiction, folklore, memoir, myth, narrative, novel, parable, potboiler, saga, tale, or yarn.

Thank you, danke, gracias, merci boucoup, much obliged.


  1. Sometimes when I'm writing three or four or even five words come to mind for the same thing and I love them all. It's so hard to just pick one. But I know better that to leave them all in for my editor!

    Great post!

  2. I think submitters are psychic, every round there has been one thing that more than a few have done. I wonder what it will be next time around.