I now have a title to call my own.
After a runner-up finish and an honorable mention, I'm the sole winner of this week's Word Verifictionary Contest over at The Columnist Manifesto. The goal is to create meanings for those silly strings of letters used for word verification on comment pages.
I've always wanted to coin a word for public use, but this will have to do for now. The words I've created can't be worked into normal conversation; heck, I wish I'd thought up verifiction. But I'm patient. In time I'm sure I'll come up with my own truthiness. Stephen Colbert, you're on notice.
55 Fiction Friday struggles enough with words it already knows.
"Spare no expense"? This kind of espionage was new.
Amazing who she found in the mercenary market:
chemists, chefs, spies. She outfitted a laboratory and put
them to work.
"The formula's complex... we need time."
"You have the weekend. My competitor introduces its
sandwich Monday. I must know what's in the secret sauce."