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Use this line of dialogue in your story.

"I don’t want to fail just because other people have terrible taste."


Use all of these brilliant words in your wondrous story:

jigger, lampoon, cavalcade, amalgamate, tableau, phosphorescence, paraphernalia


Broaden your linguistic horizons and use these seven words in your story:

insidious, blanch, narcotic, fealty, jamboree, ephemera, pussyfoot


Three amazing nouns. Use them all in your story.

a community college librarian, a beauty pageant, a bar cart with a magical chalice on it


Three things. Use them all in your glorious, glorious story.

a bucket filled with a mysterious pink substance, a unopened letter, an elderly white horse


Fill in the blanks and use these somewhere in your story.

Lucille dragged the _______ out of the closet. It didn’t look bad for something that was ________.


Write a story with all of these words in it. Leave some out and fear my wrath or something.

aptitude, slog, manifest, persnickety, capsule, lovesick, teaspoon


These words. They are so super. So super you should put them in your story.

analog, scintilla, straggle, jostle, titivate, congregation, indecorous


Nouns make the world go ‘round. Use these particular ones in your story:

a record store cashier with latent super powers, an abandoned movie theater, a mysterious item that fell from space


Fill in the blanks and use this in your story:

Some mornings she felt like she couldn’t even ________. But this morning, she knew anything was possible. Maybe even ________.


Use all of these damn words in your glorious work of fiction:

powwow, harem, opposable, grim, pragmatic, sanctimony, tremolo

Use these three things in your story:

bongo drums, a mall, a heartbroken science teacher

And use these seven words:

petulant, guesswork, heady, ingratiate, officious, floride, philter


Use these damn words in your story. All of them.

finitude, horoscope, vitamin, microcosm, burnout, bravado, chasm


Write a story. Use all of these words:

fiasco, pestilent, variform, zealous, culpable, histrionic, moonshine



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