Category Archives: Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday – Indubitable

Hello Word Nerds! I hope this Wednesday treats you well. If you remember, last week I have you a very short word—duff—and asked you whether you knew what it meant. It might only have a few letters, but it is … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Duff

Happy Wednesday, Word Nerds! I have a very short word for you today that I came across in a manuscript I’m editing. It’s not a particularly glamorous word, and I’ve heard it used in various forms before, but I’d never … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Dystopia

Wednesday has rolled around again Word Nerds! Today I’m looking at the word dystopia in anticipation of a fantastic novel that releases this Friday (28 April): The Uncloaked by J. Rodes (who will be more familiar to readers as Jennifer Rodewald).

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Easter

Welcome, Word Nerds! I hope you had a blessed Easter! In fact, we’re going to talk about the word Easter in just a moment, but first, last week’s word: Widdershins. Widdershins – in a left-handed, wrong, or contrary direction; counterclockwise Congratulations to kathyscottage, who … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Widdershins

Hello Word Nerders! Welcome to Wednesday! Have you ever heard a word that really tickled your ears? Or come across a word which, for absolutely no reason other than the sound it makes, made you think, “I have to find some … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – What Do You Call It?

I have a Britallachian-themed edition of Word Nerd Wednesday today. And no, Britallachian isn’t the word we’re discussing. Britallachian is the term coined by author Pepper Basham to describe the British-meets-Appalachian nature of her upcoming release Just The Way You Are. It’s a … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Kismet

Welcome to another edition of Word Nerd Wednesday! 🙂  This week is release week for what has definitely been one of the most satisfying reads for me so far this year: The Memory of You by Catherine West. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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