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500 Favourite Words
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by Kallima Hamilton

Kallima Hamilton studies philosophy and creates abstract art in Mid-Michigan.

Email: kallimahamilton@gmail.com

100 samples, as teaser:

verboten, quiver, bodacious, pachyderm, skedaddle, catawampus, clairvoyant, largesse, avoirdupois, scintillating, scruffy, subterranean, phantasmagorical, eureka, outlandish, flabbergasted, turquoise, astonish, goblets, ensconce, verisimilitude, cumulous, Wyoming, baklava, karma, wigwam, volley, sandalwood, telescope, chartreuse, scoot, Nefertiti, crazy, taciturn, buffoon, pleasurable, honeysuckle, calypso, relish, aqueous, chalcopyrite, flesh, whirl, fathom, Krishna, flamboyant, gleam, earthy, whimsical, blonde, ripples, spume, rambunctious, kimono, kumquat, zaftig, titillate, onomatopoeia, splendiferous, verklempt, fragrant, giraffe, scrutiny, freak, jacaranda, rapscallion, patchouli, alacritous, kinetic, cozy, jazz, sea-green, succotash, cosmic, resonant, quirky, burrito, patchwork, cactus, geology, arch, wedge, nebulae, crustacean, coincide, cowgirl, earlobes, imbue, oscillate, tangy, anklet, detonate, booze, poltergeist, succulent, flickers, catastrophic, unlatch, viscous, torque.

by Kallima Hamilton

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

An interdisciplinary artist based in Singapore, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé contemplates what a Mongol warrior might have thought of Gongsun Long, when the Chinese philosopher and pacifist proposed the paradox: “One and one cannot be two, since neither is two.” A project borne from reading Reuven Tsur’s book, Kubla Khan: Poetic Structure, Hypnotic Quality & Cognitive Style.

Email: desmondkon@yahoo.com.sg

100 samples, as teaser:

cartouche, acacia, wrestle, stonemason, genealogy, farmland, moresca, dystopia, tillage, pulse, promissory, sonic, boom, Barthes, Baudrillard, artifice, aggrandisement, disenfranchisement, baroque, tangential, foregrounding, terracotta, inland, hinterland, idiomatic, Mencius, reciprocity, subjectivity, consecration, euphoria, eurocentrism, phonocentrism, logocentrism, flagstone, polysemy, poetics, metaphysics, metanarrative, myrtle, agrarian, atlas, oubliette, import, florid, actuality, Sorkaktani, Constantinople, realism, orientalism, ridicule, zeugma, hardship, Hanshan, notational, coupling, Verlaine, Laforgue, searing, simulacrum, cobalt, cornflower, bobcat, caricature, historicity, aporia, Horace, hagiography, Democritus, ersatz, lighthouse, filigree, sabre, impresario, misanthrope, tethered, shackles, eremitic, archival, imagistic, vernissage, voluptuary, apportion, portal, poplar, tamarisk, hypogeum, mendicant, meditation, ambit, tautology, buzzard, coyote, climate, inchoate, ineffable, denouement, catastrophe, ennui, contretemps, colonialism.

by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Bob Heman

Bob Heman has been writing a lot of pieces that bounce off of fairy tales and legends.

Email: clwnwr@earthlink.net

100 samples, as teaser:

elves, frogs, kisses, trolls, bridges, gnomes, witches, oven, hunter, princess, sleeping, bells, lost, birds, breadcrumbs, fox, bears, storks, babies, wolves, hunger, gun, stream, cries, desire, shadows, bride, groom, pastor, pond, boat, damned, dead, whispers, devours, evil, safe, exposed, punished, strap, switch, eyes, mouth, hunger, water, sink, float, fire, monkeys, roads, wagons, straw, burn, horses, goats, pigs, barn, fish, crone, creeps, dances, mushrooms, apples, serpent, poison, sword, barrel, stick, dreams, forgets, remembers, explains, embers, coals, hands, light, stars, toy, bed, chair, bottle, moon, trees, grass, wizard, box, blankets, born, kills, widow, window, cookie, cake, lizard, snail, ants, mirror, hair, beard, scarecrow.

by Bob Heman

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Susan Gangel

Susan Gangel lives in San Francisco, teaches and creates primitive modernism, and edits the online blueprintzine.

Email: sgang123@earthlink.net

100 samples, as teaser:

now, Kit, is, falling, out, of, my, car, and, the, stallions, cannot, stem, their, hot, breath, all, red, dirt, in, piles, near, by, intelligent, aphorisms, have, no, business, picking, up, garbage, it, goes, struggling, from, its, moorings, young, man, holds, on, he, hands, them, dissolved, soap, suds, asks, for, mercy, one, more, time, she, will, bathe, unaware, didn’t, rocket, mine, fruitless, fields, her, arid, delivery, stockpiles, situations, furtive, word, unopened, salty, preferences, cannery, coax, air, firmament, laying, about, under, crucifix, what, doesn’t, want, trouble, just, a, striation, to, mark, epochs, wood, interacting, further, considerations, could, console, chaos, embraces, observed, feathers.

by Susan Gangel

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Charlotte Lewis

Charlotte Lewis is training to be the village witch.

Email: lycanthropehope@yahoo.com

100 samples, as teaser:

bruja, rusalka, transcontinental, cunt, coyote, cackle, brontide, thunder, Saturn, underworld, underground, feral, wanderer, primitivist, ramble, rye, menstrual, crepuscular, cistern, sisters, kitties, grandmother, sub rosa, crux, mystery, gutheart, surrender, resistance, redwood, coastal, deciduous, evergreen, shudder, wick, constellation, submission, necromancer, recluse, deadbeat, thorax, viola, crossroads, fire-escape, threshold, rooftop, basement, abandoned, doom, bane, sludge, overcast, evasion, spiderweb, cello, spell, weaving, wild, rewilding, meanwhile, Cioci, ennui, sphinx, lynx, gallows, jezebel, whore, sapphic, harlequin, harlot, mannequin, slut, matrilineal, raw, wavelength, animus, luna, lunacy, madness, collective, sustainable, holistic, habitual, ultramarine, coven, autonomy, boneshaker, chainbreaker, umbilical, bloodthirsty, tarot, lycanthrope, werewolf, daemon, faery, satyr, dryad, radical, centaur, shamanic, labyrinth.

by Charlotte Lewis

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Samantha Duncan

Samantha Duncan writes fiction and poetry and enjoys the rhythm and taste of many words.

Email: sam8834@gmail.com

100 samples, as teaser:

sequester, barnacle, plaster, corpulence, honeyed, napalm, palaver, deckle, portly, egg, pulley, component, waif, era, retract, crinkle, quite, crux, Paris, duct, vocal, cookie, savage, wrist, fungible, derail, equality, product, asinine, twelve, lunar, sham, empathy, hype, palate, décor, breathe, bereaved, halogen, backlash, hut, dialogue, petticoat, increment, homophone, sienna, milk, amorphous, blitz, livid, thus, igneous, detritus, triplicate, vocation, abode, aphid, glacial, unbeknownst, detrimental, puree, trivet, camisole, anointed, wept, burlap, cloak, magma, gloom, dichotomy, chicken, aside, flapjack, vicious, gumdrop, kettle, contrived, court, killjoy, entitlement, ephemera, torque, habitat, ferret, rover, aisle, gorgeous, loafer, goat, adobe, flit, penultimate, inasmuch, exponential, propaganda, sponge, amoeba, hutch, trough, viscous.

by Samantha Duncan

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Peter G Res

Peter G Res is a poet/musician and an avid enthusiast for the state of New Jersey.

Email: resextenza@gmail.com
URL: petergres.tumblr.com

100 samples, as teaser:

roundabout, megaphone, augment, sideways, grinder, cauliflower, Shinto, sideswipe, binder, backhoe, condense, pluck, pardon, vulva, quandary, callous, vex, orangutan, bristle, capillary, hermit, hull, station, wellington, subterfuge, cheddar, swirly, foible, dirge, vacillate, entropy, hung, bridegroom, ballast, mast, timely, either, gala, humble, pickles, lactate, attuned, broadside, bellows, ghoul, silkscreen, rind, quicken, bark, telltale, progeny, jackal, rover, eel, ion, splinter, lull, domicile, apropos, gamble, racket, polis, tiny, gargoyle, matron, pariah, obsessed, encrypt, summon, flint, loony, rival, nonchalant, pole, complete, plastic, magpie, skyscraper, compactor, quill, fellow, fallow, quip, contra, sapphire, halva, wobble, till, sassafras, grits, kernel, concubine, axel, august, pumpkin, jubilee, yearling, ripen, marrow, bookish.

by Peter G Res

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Rachael Goetzke

Rachael Goetzke is a writer and poet; she is currently working on her M.A. in Creative Writing at Wilkes University.

Email: given2fly1981@yahoo.com
URL: wordpress.com/kindalikeapoet

100 samples, as teaser:

cerulean, blessed, fermata, dream, inspire, tree, breathing, love, melody, bass, ripple, song, purr, furry, Mom, park, By-way, Virginia, mountains, misty, watercolor, charcoal, symmetrical, patchwork, country, crafty, typeset, thrumming, cherish, blanket, fireflies, goblet, solitude, honey, savory, tremble, sigh, dangling, honeysuckle, tangible, rhombus, stopper, flow, mosaic, beautiful, triumphant, equilateral, sunny, rumble, throng, hymnal, treaty, humble, tryst, trust, weekend, God, Cheesy, Gorgonzola, festival, Bonnaroo, cranberry, spices, woodsmoke, treble, tenor, vivacious, courageous, softener, gala, tea, spoon, chocolate, granules, heritage, bulbous, moonshine, starry, glittery, perforated, crisp, crackly, enchanted, embracing, residual, resting, stone, river, sleek, echo, textured, chewy, glib, giblets, saffron, Heaven, solemn, comforting, promise, laughter.

by Rachael Goetzke

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Conor McGuigan

Bio: Conor McGuigan has bunions, a uni-brow, and a slight case of scoliosis.

Email: soyconor@aol.com

100 samples, as teaser:

barnstorm, caboose, grackle, bamboozle, obi, Yahweh, gulag, crimson, forest, cemetery, birch, zinc, gargle, apron, silo, bingo, Gorgon, manx, braggart, disciple, catalogue, opulence, marigold, mercurial, jack-a-nape, sluggard, bandy, witless, nood, carbuncle, wassail, misanthrope, pipsqueak, crust, gangly, tomboy, jitney, blustery, squall, booger, skank, sloth, envelope, hearth, uncle, wither, pipet, mineral, dunce, zilch, zero, clavicle, glockenspiel, bassoon, Wurlitzer, pang, nee, alee, aubergine, crudités, smellfeast, Merlin, filigrees, rebar, ribaldry, caribou, carnival, fester, smelts, haddie, shank, gubernatorial, sesquicentennial, afro, stylus, albumen, Congo, heliotrope, trollop, Dalmatia, Hullabaloo, Turkish, muscatel, burlap, halcyon, finagle, promenade, hiney, macramé, foil, tangent, hemlock, Wednesday, Appomattox, cravat, trident, intergalactic, cello, epilepsy, muttonchop.

by Conor McGuigan

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Melissa Tucker

Bio: Melissa Tucker loves the way words make her mouth exercise.

Email: melastica@gmail.com

100 samples, as teaser:

abandon, acme, aeon, air, Akasha, akimbo, alabaster, alas, altar, alter, ameliorate, amoeba, ampersand, amulet, anaconda, Anais, ancestry, anemone, anthracite, anticipation, aphid, arcane, argyle, armoire, artichoke, ash, ask, astronomy, asunder, asylum, atlas, aubergine, aura, awesome, awkward, axe, baboon, baguette, bailiwick, balloon, balmy, bambino, bamboozle, bandersnatch, banjo, barker, barnacle, bauble, be, beatnik, behemoth, bellybutton, beloved, betwixt, beyond, bifurcated, bipedal, birdcage, bloodlust, bloom, bollocks, bona fide, boogeyman, book, bookish, bottlecap, bovine, bravado, brave, brevity, brouhaha, Buddha, buffoon, bulb, bully, bungalow, bustier, buzz, cacophony, calliope, callipygian, cameltoe, caramel, carnival, carousel, celestial, chakra, change, changeling, chard, chasm, chauffer, cheeky, cheese, chicken, chiller, chimera, chortle, chrysalis, cilia.

by Melissa Tucker

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Kit Kennedy

Bio: Kit Kennedy has made lists for decades in the most likely and unlikely places.

Email: kit.kennedy@yahoo.com

URL: poetrybites.blogspot.com

100 samples, as teaser:

thus, therefore, tarnish, thumbprint, trawler, typewriter, tomato, tennis, tentmaker, traveling, tulips, tilts, thread, thyme, tease, tinted, ticket, transgress, twist, transmutes, transmogrify, tethered, tissue, tinge, thaw, threads, tea, tempest, trajectory, trickle, trickster, tricolor, tiara, trestle, truly, theorem, not, nub, necessity, nuance, nevertheless, nautilus, newsprint, normal, neophyte, narrow, nothing, noon, nails, notwithstanding, naughty, bowl, beets, buttons, blowtorch, basket, bocce, basil, boredom, blouse, bleak, bent, bore, boundaries, brittle, bamboo, bartender, bronze, bites, bifocals, bucket, book, bookshelves, physics, palette, prime, pigeon, particulars, perhaps, plug, peony, pithy, prosperity, penny, pebbles, perfect, pluots, pumice, psalm, porcupine, penguin, penultimate, precious, pajamas, parched, preposition, percussive, periwinkle, plenty, pears.

by Kit Kennedy

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Jennifer Diskin

Bio: Jennifer devours words like a bowl of pasta.

Email: jenniferdiskin@aol.com

100 samples, as teaser:

grace, empathy, despair, crinkle, wrinkle, dimple, blue, violet, purple, kiss, lips, tongue, taste, tomorrow, heron, circus, cannon, fire, extinguish, explode, ringmaster, clown, lion, panther, seek, hide, find, lose, search, lust, love, yodel, delicious, gnocchi, ghumpkis, church, picnic, pizza, Fridays, wings, vinyl, occlude, stick, needle, time, rest, bed, comfort, hunger, sorrow, quakes, piano, violin, cello, harp, flute, tune, loose, move, tangle, hair, poppy, peony, delphinium, tomato, plants, hoe, weeds, disease, sad, diagnosis, nervous, anxious, friendship, joy, yellow, green, pink, yellow, brown, black, tulips, season, lilacs, fall, cherry, blossoms, crocus, daffodils, forsythia, summer, heat, sun, zinnias, fast, fly, tomatoes, seagull, ocean, cross.

by Jennifer Diskin

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Heather M. Davis

Bio: Cinephile Heather M. Davis writes, watches, listens, scoots, and avoids doing dishes.

URL: vimeo.com/heatherdavis

100 samples, as teaser:

foible, frivolities, screen, foam, sardonic, film, letter, intention, juggernaut, poignant, rebel, sleuth, crocked, handsome, air, flesh, scene, heading, voluptuous, lady, stag, action, character, dialogue, gentleman, thanks, cheers, true, betwixt, play, pup, nugget, posh, shat, fisticuffs, Mike, feckless, sensation, renowned, doctor, inkling, miscellaneous, keen, kid, josh, haggard, illustrious, clever, butternut, clad, bra, word, wine, regardless, nice, confectionery, crew, facetious, production, edit, draft, parenthetical, clap, smitten, transition, shot, imbibe, adversary, gnarly, aforementioned, script, cast, ampersand, colleague, Kennedy, popcorn, freaks, cinema, pank, Dresden, scooter, concern, residency, London, blue, loot, smile, bog, bash, traveler, eruption, obligatory, pleasant, pulp, rancor, based, muppet, bangs, fundamental, culprit.

by Heather M. Davis

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Brian Langan

Bio: I'm singer/songsmith for The Sw!ms and Kock107, I dj at Panked! Dance Party and I also draw a bunch of things and drink true pilsners with friends.

URLs: myspace.com/theswims
and: brianlangan.blogspot.com

100 samples, as teaser:

Trebuchet, bestiary, Patrice, behooved, fathom, action, abyss, abscond, snack, snood, sneed, camshaft, axe, battle, cauldron, measly, mere, Hognir, Thor, harmonies, fist, whisk, wisp, jostled, scridge, pigeon, meeju, beeju, valkyrie, kraken, win, heap, magic, alchemist, Elven, rune, ruins, thorn, present, outdoors, downstairs, equip, item, beast, scram, twilight, lunar, loon, moon, avoid, mouse, eject, jade, onyx, burst, jammed, house, nimble, tumble, parlor, cellar, mashed, safari, ski, hammer, partisan, blade, shuriken, jawa, scooter, empire, transform, morph, power, ranger, maiden, ice, bathe, seer, Tattooine, shark, bomb, pop, ramp, raw, claw, draw, fast, outlandish, brandish, wield, field, congealed, fricassee, varmint, lad, cheers, might, points, three.

by Brian Langan

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Donna Talarico

Bio: Freelance writer and PR maven Donna Talarico is amazed how just 26 letters can create so many gosh darn fun words.

URL: www.donnatalarico.com

100 samples, as teaser:

discombobulate, boggle, conundrum, Google, lucidity, blink, freedom, imagine, silly, sunshine, earth, dandelion, capture, coincidence, balderdash, delicious, quirky, unique, dream, memory, memoir, conversation, butter, cognitive, believe, social, album, collection, cherish, passion, precipitation, nurture, nature, together, smoothly, fuzzy, fluffy, cat, accomplishment, vast, slumber, narcolepsy, buzz, lager, brew, grow, magenta, vibrant, fizz, kumquat, fresh, potato, pajamas, cloud, universe, wanderlust, Jupiter, campy, s'more, smorgasbord, book, page, generation, juicy, yummy, clean, nifty, neat, Einstein, hearty, hoppy, cheese, Muenster, enticing, lather, squirt, envelope, divvy, scroll, leaf, escapade, rendezvous, sexy, flair, personality, onomatopoeia, liberty, voice, cranium, blister, unicorn, fantasy, spacious, wonderland, flight, originate, Idaho, echo, destination, spooky.

by Donna Talarico

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Alicia Grega

Bio: Alicia Grega is a multidisciplinary artist, arts journalist, and muse for hire.

URL: SubverseAphrodesia.com

100 samples, as teaser:

absinthe, abundance, abyss, adore, adventure, advocate, agent, agitate, aglossostomography, ambrosia, amorous, anachronism, anarchy, anthracite, antiquity, aphrodisiac, apostrophe, aqua, arcade, arouse, asteroid, aubergine, autodidactic, autonomy, avalanche, avocado, azure, bacchanalia, balloon, ballyhoo, baroque, bazooka, beatific, believe, bhavana, bizarre, blizzard, bohemian, boing, boudoir, boulevard, brazen, breeze, bubble, burlesque, burn, busk, butter, cabbage, cacophony, calliope, calypso, camaraderie, canoodle, cappuccino, caravan, carnal, carnival, carnivore, carpet, carrion, cascade, catastrophe, catharsis, cathedral, causality, chandelier, chaos, charlatan, chasm, chicken, chime, cigarette, cinder, clairvoyant, climax, coarse, cobblestone, cock, cocktail, comrade, concrete, confection, congregate, connoisseur, conquer, consciousness, contaminate, convivial, cookie, create, crimson, critique, crucify, cruelty, crusade, crystal, culture, curiosities, dada

by Alicia Grega

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
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Jim Warner

Bio: Jim Warner’s the Asst. Director of Graduate Writing at Wilkes University whose three favorite words are: Buy. My. Book.

For more shamelessness: misterjimsneighborhood.com

100 samples, as teaser:

fuck, fucked, fucker, fuckhead, fuckstick, fuckwit, motherfucker, abstract, acrophobia, agog, airborne, album, ale, agoraphobia, alienation, AM, analysis, anarchy, anchor, angular, anthem, antibiotic, aorta, anachronistic, arachnophobia, architecture, arise, ashes, askew, asshole, asswipe, astonish, authority, avenger, backbeat, backfire, backlash, badger, baffle, ballistic, bamboo, banal, bandstand, bandwidth, bank, bantamweight, barbarian, barrelhouse, barf, barnacle, barnstorm, barrister, baseline, bastard, beat , beatitude, beep, biff, biohazard, biped, bisect, bitch, bizarre, blackball, blackmail, blacktop, blazer, blindside, blister, blizzard, bloat, bloodclot, bloodshot, blowout, blowtorch, blue, blueprint, bog, boggle, boing, bolo, bolt, bombastic, booger, boondoggle, bootleg, bounceback, boxcar, braggadocio, brickhouse, broadside, buckshot, bullhorn, bullseye, bunk, burgundy, burial, burlap, buzzsaw, bullshit

by Jim Warner

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Andrea Talarico

Bio: Andrea Talarico believes in the independent bookstore, the small press, and the perfect simplicity of the word pulp.

URL: scranthology.com

100 samples, as teaser:

cocoon, villanelle, marzipan, bilocate, peppermint, fever, divine, autumnal, hymn, writ, olive, matrimony, traverse, belladonna, arrow, gourmand, illuminate, pocket, parish, solstice, deciduous, willow, weft, peckish, gut, coxcomb, chimerical, madrigal, voluminous, midsummer, plume, ghost, mercurial, prism, lunar, fish, capsicum, aquarium, cellar, quiver, quake, fatuous, vulva, staccato, Victorian, wampum, shell, aluminum, elderflower, somnambulist, twilight, twin, forked, champagne, paginated, ingénue, alliterative, illusory, gravitate, aquamarine, pastry, terror, skin, abyss, cluster, incarnadine, fever, flyleaf, freckle, ember, ingest, genuflect, parcel, wake, warble, enumerate, darn, sapling, pumpkin, musculature, penumbra, womb, bark, limned, calliope, schism, flesh, pluck, echo, garner, cyclical, thunder, lantern, candle, gargantuan, sediment, silt, brocade, season, blather, fontanelle, cormorant, cinnamon

by Andrea Talarico

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Jennifer Hill

Bio: Jennifer Hill has a relationship with words.

URL: jenniferdunnhill.blogspot.com

100 samples, as teaser:

maelstrom, mirror, miraculous, metrical, earring, err, architecture, sparrow, pillow, fragment, fragmentary, figment, figure, fig, father, feather, fist, festival, written, wrote, writ, write, willow, weft, weave, woven, quingy, quince, queer, inquire, library, looksee, bibliotheque, moniker, bubble, billow, bustle, blubber, blather, blithering, dunce, dander, dance, dither, dome, demand, drab, dud, distal, discovery, circus, circle, circular, surround, sibilant, succulent, suckle, sickle, scythe, somnambulist, soma, summer, spring, spigot, spill, silt, lake, love, lather, lust, lusty, leer, lascivious, liscentious, misanthropic, bituminous, luminous, liminal, lime, glorious, gorgeous, gather, gill, glisten, glitter, gallant, gustatory, glug, google, goo, celestial, celestine, stellar, still, star, silent, quiet, quiver, quill, quest

by Jennifer Hill

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Joseph Meyer

Bio: Raised by an Educator, Joseph enjoys words as they play on the page.

URL: onemorecast.com

100 samples, as teaser:

sensuous, labyrinthine, onomatopoeia, luxurious, tusk, salvation, platitude, exceed, adore, onyx, rhomboid, incredulous, cleave, delightful, librarianesque, gazpacho, crayon, plaza, ethereal, testament, splendid, languid, fecund, sepia, fresh, absolute, porcine, tarragon, value, unique, apricot, tango, spirit, horrific, dominion, peony, forward, perhaps, brook, gamine, gossamer, puzzle, stricken, alliterative, urchin, palomino, drift, graphite, chemise, unity, contemplative, chartreuse, assimilate, forgiveness, bosky, resolve, acceptance, earthen, passionate, confluence, albumen, orchid, Helvetica, alabaster, curvature, quirky, encyclopedic, healing, thrice, etymology, loge, headwaters, joy, cope, cerise, marmalade, umbrage, poppy, implication, daffodil, arboretum, effusive, rue, abidingly, seldom, coinage, unflappable, decrepit, purr, zealous, sodden, evanescent, acrid, shall, imagine, abidingly, raw, handwritten, linen, clarity

by Joseph Meyer

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Christophe Casamassima

Bio: Christophe Casamassima is the editor of Furniture Press Books.

URL: furniturepressbooks.com

100 samples, as teaser:

zwei, zur, zu, zounds, zote, zoooop, zooms, zoomed, zooey, zoo, zones, zoned, zone, zoe, zip, zion, zingggg, zing, zinc, zhok, zeus, zest, zend, zen, zeme, zeiss, zeal, zan, yuse, yum, yuh, ys, yrs, yr, yow, youths, youth, yours, your, young, you, york, yore, yooee, yongst, yon, yolk, yoke, yok, yip, yin, yields, yield, yi, yff, yet, yes, yen, yelps, yelp, yell, yehhh, yeats, yeasts, yeast, years, yearned, yearn, yeard, year, yeah, yea, ye, yd, yaws, yawn, yawl, yarns, yarn, yards, yard, yanks, yank, yang, yale, yaks, yah, yachts, yacht, ya, y, wynn, wyn, wyatt, wus, wuh, wu, wry, wrought, wrote

by Christophe Casamassima

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
J. Michael Mollohan

Bio: I’ve always loved words, they taste sweet on my tongue, and still I try to keep them out of my mind so as to attain a higher spiritual state.

URL: naplesyellow.com

100 samples, as teaser:

Plinth, aggregate, Philistine, agora, tipple, snicker, pismire, beneficent, cellar, attic, smarmy, melancholy, Mongolia, feckless, erotic, bifurcation, feculent, fecund, phantasm, fimiculous, eschatological, epistemology, coprolalia, echolalia, onomatopoeia, obstreperous, yes, pluvial, congeries, asperity, callithump, vibraslap, cahone, obsequious, sycophant, ecstasy, perfidy, elan, clitoris, fellatio, hirsute, delicate, percussion, synthesis, antithesis, thesis, dissertation, fornication, prudery, pilfer, Vanadium, beans, cataract, shoal, mink, sable, milk, gathering, quickening, blues, jazz, persnickety, viral, orgasm, fortuitous, lunatic, flimsy, balderdash, mollycoddle, penultimate, orientation, eliminate, remunerate, analog, participate, exhume, exegesis, syllogism, stoichiometry, mendacious, meticulous, reciprocal, demented, linoleum, olive, the, around, amid, midst, punish, imbricate, praise, esteem, experience, splith, ejaculation, segmented, scratch, positive, Buddha

by J. Michael Mollohan

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Martha Deed

Bio: Martha Deed dribbles loose words along the banks of the Erie Canal to attract rare migrating Canada Geese.

URL: sporkworld.tumblr.com

100 samples, as teaser:

nuance, synergy, half-mast, compost, mortifies, neighborly, numinous, intervening, cirrus, monkey, clouds, woebegone, variables, lifeguard, three, amoeba, afterthought, surveillance, sharks, collateral, damage, inhibits, political, mercenary, bathtub, operational, acre, succulent, fertilizer, atomizes, tars, spangled, munificence, verb, articulate, rooftop, paltry, spill, volcano, whistle-stop, worthless, falcon, trains, free, robin, waterfalls, fall, indwelling, mauve, rhinoceros, duplicate, wishful, wasteful, thinking, earn, fair, hymnal, afficionados, officiate, brass, trophy, monumental, incremental, excremental, office, bank, wish, want, get, nothing, free, fee-for-service, customer, cadence, help-line, advocate, judge, defendant, pew, bench, warrant, earnest, sermon, husband, death-defying, advance, retreat, escape, immunize, ermine, gimmick, authorize, jellybean, Linux, warn, disposable, green, sharp, café, oregano

by Martha Deed

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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500 Favourite Words
by
Gregory Betts

Bio: Gregory Betts has copyright over all of these words. Request permission to re-use them at epc.buffalo.edu/authors/betts.

100 samples, as teaser:

allure, rebut, abet, abide, imbibe, describe, collide, collude, attribute, conclude, elude, denude, obtrude, obtuse, confuse, blue, moon, saloon, few, phew, excuse, achoo, bruise, peruse, balloons, platoons, afternoons, tunes, sand dunes, snooze, booze, druids, fluids, abide, ibid, did, id, i.d., item, might, meant, mean, monster, master, mysterious, monsterious, mathematical, problematical, senseless, antiphonious, unleashed, projected, pataphysical, reasoning, otherwise, open skies, cosmic, consciousness, consternation, Canadian, revival, survival, denial, rival, revolution, revel, revelationary, drivel, drab, dabble, hubble, hubris, Confucius, excuses, huddle, hug, snuggle, glamour, stammer, hammer, psychosis, hypnosis, personal, point, bleed, stab, stable, staple, maple, papal, poplar, pooper, prancer, valance, dalliance, dandy, doomsday, mastectomy, vasectomy, snip

by Gregory Betts

tiny 8-page booklet. $2, + S&H.

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