This post was inspired by my friend Rami’s post on being brief in his writing, and made me think about all the words I come across that I wish I could incorporate into my own writing. I shouldn’t say ‘I wish’ because of course, I am in control of what I write, but sometimes the words just don’t fit, and you don’t want to write a sentence or a scene JUST to use a word do you? I’m talking about the words that taste amazing in your mouth, that make you smile at their usage, those kinds of words.
Do you have a running list of awesome words you’re just looking for a place to use in your own writing?
Here are some of mine (all definitions from Dictionary.com) :