\oh-PUHS-kyool\ , noun;
1. A small or minor work.
2. A literary or musical work of small size.
\RANG-kuhl\ , verb;
1. To cause keen irritation or bitter resentment in.
2. To continue to cause keen irritation or bitter resentment within the mind; fester; be painful.
If I were aiming to write an opuscule like a novelette, I wouldn’t have the rankle I have now because I am just sitting here staring at my screen, mind blank. National Novel Writing Month is not called National Opuscule Writing Month, thus I must press on, and try to get past this block.