This blog follows how a romance novel set in the Borders of medieval Scotland is researched, written and hopefully *hopefully* published.

Join me on the writing journey and get inspired to try writing a little romance into your own life!

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Do Something Good With Your Brain

Go to FreeRice.com

In the realm of using your vocabulary skills for good rather than evil comes this site.

The site tests your vocabulary ability AND gives rice to needy folks as you pass from level to level.

It was just on the Early Show on CBS... It's probably on their website, but I don't have time right now to look... Anyhow...

I shot over there and played with it (because I don't suggest sites unless I've used them) and there were simple words and then whamo! They toss in some tougher ones (some are pretty obscure, so you'll want to think back to your Indo-European language roots ;-).

But, trust me--It's very cool, educational and good for less fortunate folks.

Have a great day! Oh--remember--today's 3 Word Wednesday (link's on the left under "Writing Challenges").

I'll try and update on all things novel-related later this week...
~Saoirse

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