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October 2012

Words, words, words...


pelagic
oceanic; inhabiting or carried out in the deep sea
penelopize
to create work as an excuse to deter suitors
pennaceous
featherlike
pennate
winged; feathered
penniferous
bearing feathers
penniform
feather-shaped
penology
study of crime and punishment
pensile
hanging; suspended; overhanging
perdure
to endure over a period of time
perfuse
to pour or diffuse through or over

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Prompt idea by RebelPandaFish:
Your character wakes up in the middle of the night to find an alien in their back yard. Write what happens next?
Noni looked up from her algebra homework and stared out the sliding doors. The blinds were pulled closed but she could see a faint glowing light through cracks between the blue vinyl slats. She glanced up the stairs and at the microwave beside the stove. The panel blinked 3:37 am. She wasn't even supposed to be downstairs, but she had to finish her homework before morning and didn't want her mom to know that she hadn't really done it all the night before.

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