Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday #9

A Biography About William Faulkner by Joseph Blotner Seen in Rowan Oak.

During these days of social distancing and quarantining, I am publishing a travel-related word search each week. I will do so every Wednesday until we find our new normal. Take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this free printable, travel-themed word search. This week’s theme: the Mississippi Writers Trail.

Rowan Oak, William Faulkner's Home in Oxford, Mississippi, Oct. 2019
Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s Home in Oxford, Mississippi. The home is part of Mississippi’s Writers Trail.

I hope you enjoy this printable for Word Search Wednesday. Today’s theme is opens in a new windowthe Mississippi Writers Trail.opens PDF file Why? I explored visited a stop on this relatively new trail last fall and because I’m a writer, I appreciated and connected with its previous, famous resident.

I opens in a new windowvisited Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s home in Oxford, Miss. There are currently six destinations in Mississippi honoring Margaret Walker, Elizabeth Spencer, Tennessee Williams, Shelby Foote and Walker Percy, Faulkner, and Eudora Welty was the first to be honored.

Rowan Oak, William Faulkner's Home in Oxford, Mississippi, Oct. 2019
Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s Home in Oxford, Mississippi. The home is part of Mississippi’s Writers Trail.

This Week’s Printable Word Search

Select the “Download” button below for the downloadable and printable word search.

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Looking for Things to do Under Quarantine? How About a Word Search? This Week’s Theme: Scenic Drives Perfect for a Road Trip.

Words You’ll Be Searching

The Mississippi Writers Trail celebrates amazing authors. Because of this, I feel it’s important to provide this key so you know why you’re looking for a particular word.

Word Search WordReason
AntagonistA character who opposes the protagonist in a work of fiction.
BridegroomThe Robber Bridegroom by Eudora Welty.
CarrolltonTown with an Elizabeth Spencer marker.
ChapterEssential in books!
ClarksdaleCity with a Tennessee Williams marker.
FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
FooteShelby Foote
GreenvilleCity with Shelby Foote and Walker Percy markers.
JacksonCity with Eudora Welty and Margaret Walker markers.
JubileeNovel by Margaret Walker.
LancelotNovel by Walker Percy.
Magnolia“The Magnolia State” is Mississippi’s nickname.
OxfordCity with a William Faulkner market and home.
PercyWalker Percy
PiazzaThe novella The Light in the Piazza by Elizabeth Spencer.
Rowan OakWilliam Faulkner’s home in Oxford, Miss.
ShilohNovel by Shelby Foote.
SpencerElizabeth Spencer
StreetcarA Streetcar Named Desire play by William Faulkner.
The FableFaulkner won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1955 with the Fable.
WalkerMargaret Walker
WeltyEudora Welty
WilliamsTennessee Williams

Print Last Week’s Word Search About Scenic Drives to Inspire Your Next Road Trip

Did you miss last week’s word search featuring Scenic Drives in the U.S. to inspire your next road trip? opens in a new windowFind it here!opens PDF file

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Remember, we will get through this together.



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Jennifer A. Huber is the voice behind Solo Travel Girl. She's an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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