Category Archives: Werecat Whims

Posts on various topics hosted by the site mascot/ avatar, Whim the Werecat.

Prowling the Prose – Description: Voice

“Use no superfluous word, no adjective, which does not reveal something.” – Ezra Pound   Well, well, well, web-wanderers, I am glad to see you indulging the more well-pleasing traits of your curious meanderings, and coming to this site to … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Common Phrases Commonly Phrased Wrong

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride Greetings once more, web-wanderers and seekers of digitized stimulants. If you are looking for something to pique your … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Alternatives to Overused Words

“So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason boys–to woo women–and, in that endeavour, laziness will not do. … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Collective Nouns: Fantasy Edition

“All is one and one is all. The world is all … and I am that one.” – FMA Goodness, it was about time I made my way back to this blog! My prowlings have taken me to many a … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Writing Terminologies

“People say jargon is a bad thing, but it’s really a shortcut vocabulary professionals use to understand one another.” – Erin McKean Ah, here I am, the Whimsical Werecat, once again back on the prowl and ready to share my … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Pronunciations

“Remember that lettuce doesn’t grow on a spruce; and it also doesn’t rhyme with it.” – Jakub Marian Hello again, World Wide Web Wanderers. I am glad to have you visit my perfectly visitable blog post. Whimsical Werecat here, in … Continue reading

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Prowling the Prose – Homophones

“A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” – Gandalf the Grey The above can be said of werecats, as well, I will have you know. Which is why I am back, … Continue reading

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Riddle Me This!

Greetings mortal readers and virtual wanderers of the blog realms! I, the Whimsical Werecat, have returned to grace you all with my marvellously fascinating presence and memorable, mesmerizing musings. And what better way to mesmerize you all, than with a … Continue reading

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The Twelve Whims of Christmas

Greetings mortal adventurers! The Whimsical Werecat has returned – at the most opportune of times I might add – to awaken and inspire within your soulful natures some random acts of kindness. After all, is this not the time of … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Guide to Creature Depiction

Greetings, oh mortal readers of the virtual blogging realm! I, the Whimsical Werecat, am once again returning here to embellish this marvellous little site with more of my memorable mesmerising musings. The topic I wish to enlighten you with today … Continue reading

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