editing today, I discovered I’d overused forms of the word ‘amused’ in this
particular short story. So I accessed the Microsoft Word thesaurus.
Midway through the listed options, one phrase baffled me. Detective novel? Seriously? I saved visual proof.
Meanwhile, Tilly the cat is breathing easy and demanding snuggle time. Right now the old gal is against my knee. She returns to the veterinary clinic tomorrow. I hope the doctor(s) will be pleasantly shocked.
Can you imagine how someone might have come up with ‘detective novel’?