Tag: giving up

Nov 19

You’re a bloody superhero!

There have been a few whispers of ‘giving up’ in the past couple of days. Furtive glances at word counts followed by squeaks of terror and gasps of dread. I’ll never finish! This is pointless, my novel is crap…I’m crap! Wahh! The Good: Let me get one thing straight – you are not crap, you …

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Apr 07

F is for Floccinaucinihilipilification

. floc-ci-nau-ci-ni-hil-i-pil-i-fi-ca-tion [flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuh  n] noun: Rare. the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language). origin: 1735–45;  < Latin floccī  + naucī  + nihilī  + pilī  all meaning “of little or no value, trifling” + -fication . A lot of people I know …

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