Interesting Words

Interesting Words: Crystal Rain

View this book on Amazon.com One of the things I often do as I'm reading a novel or short story is keep track of words whose definitions I do not know or that I find interesting. Either way, these interesting words are ones I feel might be of use in my own writing. That, and it's good to expand one's vocabulary every once in a while.

Read my review of Crystal Rain. 

cleat: a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

cordon: cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

gimbal: a pivoted ring mounted at right angles to one or two others to ensure that something such as a ship's compass always remains horizontal

sextant: a measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects

[ Follow me on Twitter ]


Subscribe to my new release email list and get The Hall of Riddles (An Alchemancer Prequel), an exclusive story for subsribers only, and The Killing Knife (Tales of the Assassin Without a Name #1-3).

Where to Buy