As promised, here are some more fiction quick prompts, focussing on the Teen/Young Adult fiction and literary fiction genres. Continue reading “Fiction Quick Prompts – YA Literary”
I’ve been terrible just lately when it comes to updates, so to make up for it, here are a few quick prompts focussing on crime, thriller, sci-fi and fantasy. Tomorrow there will be two new genres, I promise. Continue reading “Quick Prompts – Crime and Sci-Fi”
After reading this article by Uuganaa Ramsay, I was interested to find out about the etymologies of words that are used as insults.
Words used as insults can affect more than just their target
In any language, there are words that hurt. But they don’t just hurt the people they are directed at. Seemingly specific insults targeted at one person in a tweet or a Facebook post in relation to their belief or understanding of something may well offend countless others who believe the same thing. A word you may not find offensive, could seriously offend many people. Continue reading “Words Hurt: A history of common insults”