One Word Blog Day

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1.  noun.  A spirited, incisive reply.

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About VeronicaThePajamaThief

Bio: Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw Born in Lisboa, Portugal to parents of Portuguese/Russian descent, Veronica Marie and her wife, Christina Anne, call the Pacific Northwest home, where the couple are “still very much on honeymoon!” When not teaching and finishing her own studies for a Masters in Sociology, Veronica writes fiction, primarily noir - "I love dark!". Her long fascination with noir fiction prompted Veronica to try her own hand at writing fiction several years ago. She has been published in Pulp Metal Magazine, The Lost Children: A Charity Anthology, the horror anthology 100 Horrors, from Cruentus Libri Press, Nightfalls: an End of the World anthology, Drunk On The Moon 2: A Roman Dalton anthology and Gloves Off: Near To the Knuckle's debut anthology. Veronica has also appeared in the inaugural issue of Literary Orphans magazine and her horror/urban fantasy short story SOUL TAKER was recently chosen for inclusion in Lily Childs' february femmes fatales, an urban fantasy/horror anthology. Veronica counts among her mentors - Carole A Parker, Lily Childs, Paul D Brazill, Richard Godwin, Joyce Juzwik and Vicki Abelson. She is currently working on the third draft of her first novel – a memoir – as well the second draft of her first fiction novel, a fantasy novel and the publication of a collection of her flash fiction and short stories. Lily's The Feardom and Vicki Abelson's Women Who Write Facebook writing group have both been a tremendous source of support and inspiration for Veronica. Veronica’s writings can be found at and, and
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4 Responses to One Word Blog Day

  1. Laura says:

    Thats a good word. Always makes me think of an old movie from the black and white days. People seemed to be more liberal and care free than we are now. Even though they had more social rules, they didn’t have as much fear about being nice all the time.

    • Thank you, Laura.

      I seem to have my nose in the thesaurus a lot lately! For this word, I opened it, closed my eyes and plopped my finger down on the page… woo hoo! I didn’t land on some mundane word like run! LOL!!

  2. Laura says:

    I don’t remember why I picked licorice now. 🙂 But it was nice to work out how to spell it once I did think of it. Spell check told me I was wrong with my first spelling of it. But, I like to type like I’m in a race and then fix the mistakes later.

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