Friday Notions #4

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: Did you have chores as a child?

Sentence: Bailey shimmied down the sycamore tree beside his bedroom window and ran to meet his buddies behind Henson’s store.

Paragraph: I made sure the dark streets were empty before opening the door to the timebox. To others, it appeared to be a broken telephone booth. I had been given strict instructions regarding its secrecy; only I know how to use it properly. However, when I tried to step inside, I realized I was not alone. A smelly bag of bones was snoring on the floor.

Word of the Day: fuliginous – adj. 1. full of smoke or soot 2. dark, dusky

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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