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On November 18, 2012 By

Ten years ago today, oneword™ flickered to life. Since then we have illuminated the lives of tens of thousands of writers (or at least helped to free them from a bout or two of writer’s block).

As I wrote a few months back, oneword™’s very first word (or lack thereof) was “astroturf.” Here are […]

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Back in Black

On September 1, 2012 By

Once in a blue moon we’ll change up the aesthetics of Since last night was an actual blue moon, it seemed appropros.


Over the last few years, next to Internet Explorer support, people have complained more about the lavender color scheme than anything else. Unlike Internet Explorer support, the color scheme is something […]

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Heightened Awareness

On July 28, 2012 By

One of my earliest memories is from when I was three. There was a park just down the street and it had one of those dome-shaped jungle gyms. I could see it from our front porch and it seemed like the most magical thing. I wanted to go there so bad I could taste it.


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Ten Years from the Word Go

On February 8, 2012 By

On November 18th of this year, will celebrate its tenth anniversary.

(pause for cheering, hi-fives, gunshots)

I was thinking I should plan something. I thought, maybe it could be based around the very first word, which, for the life of me, I couldn’t seem to recall. So I started digging around and found a site called The […]

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Random Access Memorial

On October 8, 2011 By

I never thought I could be so impacted by the death of someone I never knew personally until the passing of Steve Jobs.

Since 1989, I have been using Apple products. Every day.

I have worked in print and digital design, post production, music engineering and composition, video editing, advertising, and as a writer—all on […]

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Lost Words

On June 12, 2011 By

On my street there are two guys that, when not collecting bottles and cans, hang out all day doing god-knows-what and cat-calling every girl that walks by. Has that ever worked? Has anyone ever whistled at a girl, or yelled, “Daddy like!” at a girl and had any sort of success? I’ve never seen a […]

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Turning Water into Vodka

On May 25, 2011 By


That was the word of the day when our would-be friends at Christian Creativityhappened upon our site. And just because they don’t recommend our non-denominational site, doesn’t mean we don’t wholeheartedly recommend their site to any and all creative Christians out there.

For the record, since its inception eight years ago, oneword™ has […]

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Honking at Pigeons

On March 27, 2011 By

Feeding birds appears to be a sign of either wisdom, boredom, or senility. I never see young people feeding birds. I assume it’s boredom, but will give it a shot on the off chance that wisdom is involved.

One such wise and/or bored and/or senile individual had scattered birdseed across a nearby street the other […]

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Review: iA Writer for iPad

On March 14, 2011 By

I love my iPad for many reasons—its capacity for creative writing is not one of them.

That all changed the second I fired up this $0.99 pearl. Of course, writing is much more pleasant on my laptop, however, iA Writer at least makes it so I can write on my iPad in a way that […]

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Dropping the F-Bomb

On March 9, 2011 By

I’ve written about my criteria for moderation of entries before. This post is very specific, prompted by an ever-growing pattern I’ve noticed over the last few years. Let me start with one example:

The day’s word: bee

“Nothing more than a struggling person trying to live their lives off […]

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