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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A to Z Challenge—S.K.-isms! T is for . . .



T is for Twitchilating. Stands for twitching and hyperventilating at the same time. Example:


Just imagine six columns, made up of small blocks, and they’re all lined up perfectly side by side on a game board. Well, almost perfectly. The fifth column is a little slanted. Does it bother you? It would have me twitching. On top of that, they’re all numbered from one to six. But two of the numbers are out of order. This is cause for hyperventilation. The wrongness of it all has gone far enough and you decide to fix it . . . except, they’re glued down. Like WTF? I would seriously be twitchilating . . . and I’m not even hardcore OCD. At least I don’t think I am.


*S.K.’s original. Excuse any grammatical errors, if there are any I have no clue. I can't re-read it without freaking out. 
**Also, this picture has me twitchilating like nobody's business:



42 comments:

  1. Your example would not have me twitchilating. Usual dealing with no common sense has that affect on me.

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    1. Well, that works. As long as you can use my SK-ism, we're good. If not I'll twitchilate in sadness lol

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  2. That would be one nervous individual if they were doing that.

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  3. Yes, that would have me twitchilating for sure. And that image is driving me crazy right now o_o

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  4. Thank God I am not a Twitchilating person ;)

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    1. Good for you, Rachna. Me neither....really....not at all...o_0

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  5. You may have more OCD than you think lol.

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  6. Great word, love the photo too, hilarious!

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    1. The photo is hilarious...if you don't suffer the OCD madness lol

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  7. I'm pretty certain "a little OCD" appears next to "a little pregnant" in the dictionary. But then again I'd be looking for the symbolism in the askew block and number sequence so we all have our issues

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    1. Yes, you do. I mean, we do...

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    2. Speaking of OCD, I have to comment here again so the final number is "even." I wish I was joking...

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  8. Twitchilating! So funny! I loved the image you used for the OCD, too. :)

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    1. It's the perfect image...for those who understand lol

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  9. I'd be twitchilating a bit. In fact, I have Criminal Minds on DVD and one season, the box is a different color than the rest and it bugs the crap out of me. WHY DID THEY DO THAT TO ONE SEASON????

    ~Patricia Lynne~
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, YA Author

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    1. OMG! I didn't even see it and I'm bugging out. WHY???? Not cool!

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  10. I can't even count how many things leave me twitchilating on a daily basis. And yet, you'd never know it to look at the chaos in my house...how does that work, anyway?

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    1. Your house is abstract chaos, so its okay. That is all. I get it.

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  11. Ah. Another near-OCD person.
    So I pick up the throw rug, take it outside to shake, bring it back inside and put it back on the floor. But it doesn't line up *exactly* even with the tile. Just a little bit crooked, not parallel. Drives. Me. Crazy.
    Not that I'm really crazy or anything. Right? RIGHT?

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    1. Nods in understanding. Things must line up. Always. ALWAYS.

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  12. Oh, I twitchilate often (and thanks to you, now I'll know what to call it ;)) -- but about entirely different types of things. I've had to learn to be okay w/ crooked tiles because of the crooked-tile types who live with me.

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    1. You've adapted to your surroundings. You have great survival mode, Nicki. I admire it. :P

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  13. haha I was thinking what you could do with this letter!
    Nice word of course!!

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    1. Thanks, Gloria! I'm clearly losing my mind.

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  14. Hi! My name is Janie, and I'm a twitchilator. *crowd responds with "Hi, Janie", while nodding their heads in understanding*

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Yes, yes they do. *S.K. nods, too* :D

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  15. Oh, man... I certainly would be "twitchilating" over that! So loving your words, S.K.!

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    1. Thanks, Michael. Welcome to the twitchilator's world! ;)

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  16. I love the word....and that picture describes my LIFE!!! Love it!

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  17. I think you've given me the exact word I need. I'm off to twitchilate a bit today.

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  18. You wouldn't want to have me over. I'd probably knock the blocks over. :)

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    1. If they're ALL out of order, its okay. It's when they're 90-99% in order that I start trippin' lol

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  19. I'm with David, I'd have them blocks off there to fix them. Why would they not be in the right order to start with? It's madness!!! Great word!

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