Word for the Weekend…

…canoodle.

Cuddle

Cuddle (Photo credit: philipstorry)

ca·noo·dle
(k-ndl)

v. ca·noo·dled, ca·noo·dling, ca·noo·dles Informal

v.intr.

To engage in caressing, petting, or lovemaking.
It’s just a great word, and one I’m using in my latest work.
“My heart swells at the thought of canoodling with Maddie somewhere private in the hospital grounds. I can’t risk a public scene of obvious lesbian affection because Mum doubtless knows half the nursing staff here. No, I have to be patient. There’ll be time enough for me and Maddie to canoodle once we’re safely away from prying eyes. Please, God, let there be canoodling.”
– Martha Robinson, Moving Meditation
You’ll be pleased to hear that the first POV character of Book 3 is coming along very nicely. She was giving me a few sleepless nights, originally coming across as incredibly creepy in her obsessiveness with Maddie. I’ve tempered it slightly so she comes across as more of a desperate, lonely girl being led somewhat astray by another desperate, lonely girl.  You’ll have to wait for me to finish the book to learn if they actually get to canoodle!
Kissing Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys lud...

Kissing Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). Français : Chiens de prairie à queue noire (Cynomys ludovicianus) se faisant la bise. 日本語: キスしてるオグロプレーリードッグ (Cynomys ludovicianus) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Have a great weekend, hopefully with some canoodling of your own!

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