#BookReview A Cornish Summer Holiday – Little Duck Pond Cafe @Rosie_Green1988 #Romance #BeachRead — Lucy Mitchell

You know when you keep seeing an author’s eye-catching books on social media and you keep saying to yourself; ‘I got to read this author,‘ but life always seems to get in the way and you end up sticking them to your, ‘really want to read’ book list? Well, this has been me with Rosie Green’s Little […]

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS May 23/2020

Gah! I’m late! It’s Friday, and time for your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. I was so good about getting up early yesterday, so I thought I’d wait until this morning to post this. Silly me, I slept in. Here, finally, is your SoCS prompt for this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “ch.” Find a word that starts with “ch” and use it as your prompt word. Bonus points if you start your post with that word. Enjoy!

After you’ve written your Saturday post tomorrow, please link it here to this week’s prompt page and check to make sure it’s here in the comments so others can find it and see your awesome Stream of Consciousness post. Anyone can join in!

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Hiding Malware, With Windows XP — Hackaday

In the nearly four decades since the first PC viruses spread in the wild, malware writers have evolved some exceptionally clever ways to hide their creations from system administrators and from anti-virus writers. The researchers at Sophos have found one that conceals itself as probably the ultimate Trojan horse: it hides its tiny payload in…

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Saturday Mix – Double Take, 23 May 2020

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Welcome to the Saturday Mix, 23 May 2020!

This week we are seeing double with ‘Double Take’.

The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are challenged to use all of them in your response – which can be poetry or prose.

Our homophone sets this week are:

rheumy – having a watery discharge of mucous
roomie – colloquialism for “roommate”
roomy – lots of space

and

waist – between ribs and hips
waste – make ill use of

You may be thinking to yourself, How can I use homophones in my writing?
Luckily, Kat at Literary Devices, has some examples for you.

Example of Homophones in Literature
This poem is filled homophones (marked in bold). They create a humorous effect in the poem through having the same pronunciation but altogether different…

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