Wednesday Wits #1

The purpose of this blog is to help writers with their work, to be museful or perhaps instrumental in unclogging thoughts. To this end, I am providing a daily question, beginning sentence, and beginning paragraph to stimulate your “little gray cells.”

Question: When will you be satisfied?

Sentence: On a pretty day Sadie Holmes walked down a shaded lane on bloody feet.

Paragraph: Johnny Dupont was the meanest kid in school, but I wasn’t afraid of him. I paid big Stinky Simpson, the perfect bodyguard, to look after me. I didn’t believe in violence, especially against myself, so Stinky was worth every cent I paid him.

Word of the Day: aplomb – n. imperturbable self-possession, poise, or assurance. (RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER’S COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 1991.)

If your work needs a title, tweaking, or critiquing, please do not hesitate to ask. Cyranette is here for you.

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About Cyranette

I have been writing since I was 11 and am now a grandmother of 9. Aside from my family, I love writing, reading, movies, gardening, genealology, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 18 years. I am a survivor of rape, abuse, and cancer. I believe in love, kindness, and common sense. I was born/raised in Indiana and have lived in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. I have visited: most of the United States, British Columbia, Germany, Austria, and Costa Rica. My husband and I would like to visit England, Europe, and New Zealand and to take a train ride along the Canadian/American border. I have written essays, articles, short stories, a romance novel, a self-help book, and several children's books.
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