Word Games

When I first announced my goal for this round of ROW80, and opened up the door for sound thrashings should I post without having anything to show, Shan Jeniah Burton commented that she’d prefer to offer me incentives over butt kickings. She decided every time I add 10k, I get to reward myself by giving her a word to incorporate into her Wednesday WIPpet Star Trek fanfic featuring the ever smoldering Trip and T’pol. If you haven’t read those, you really need to. As you can see by my lovely progress meter, as of this writing I’m up to roughly 41,849. A total of 10,332 words since my kick-off on Monday. Not all of those are brand new words. Some are ‘reclaimed’ from scenes I had written a while back with no real idea of where they would fit in. Anyhow, 10k is still 10k. I decided the best way to choose a word–when there are soooooooooo many available–was to go to the last page I’d written, close my eyes, and let fate guide my finger. The word it landed on for this 10k is: sardonic. Can’t wait until Wednesday to see what Shan does with that. ๐Ÿ˜‰


That’s all I have. Now go cheer on the other ROWers.

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  1. 10k added is great work!!

  2. Woo well done! I can’t wait to see what Trip and T’pol are up to on Wednesday, especially with the word ‘sardonic’ thrown in!

  3. 10k is wonderful progress. And, I like the sound of the game. What fun! And, I’m not being ‘sardonic.’

  4. I can’t remember the last time I wrote 10k in a week. Or even edited that much! Way to go! ๐Ÿ™‚ Keep up the good work.

  5. Can’t even remember when I last heard someone say ‘sardonic’ out loud, let alone in writing. But don’t doubt your progress! 10K in such a short time is a great accomplishment. I’m also climbing out of a word hole, but nowhere near 1K in a day, not since last November. You will be warmed up for NaNoWriMo. Hope those words keep coming.

    • I love ‘sardonic’! I’m on a crusade to bring it back. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      I don’t NaNo. No time in the schedule, and I would drive myself crazy trying to get it done. But I thoroughly support all those crazies diving into it.

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