I recently stumbled upon something which caught my attention immediately. One of my favorite websites, dictionary.com has added a learning tool called Flashcards. What grabbed me was a flashcard deck containing paranormal related words and definitions. With all of the books out there in the YA market of a paranormal flavor, I spent a few minutes and learned some interesting tidbits about psychic abilities.
I know some writers that build their vocabulary by doing crossword puzzles. But definitions given in a crossword puzzle are so incredibly arcane . . . some of those definitions being intentionally obfuscated . . . that I can never figure them out. I like flashcards.
Go check out the site. You may just increase your vocabulary today. Better than playing Farmville, no?