Monday Musings #6

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, beginning paragraph, prompt, and word-of-the-day to stimulate your “little gray cells.”

Question: What smells get your senses going?

Sentence: Stewart’s eyes kept straying to the clock.

Paragraph: In the dark a baby cried, a mosquito buzzed, and a board creaked. Her eyes were dry from being open for so long. She was waiting to feel sleepy, but her first night alone in this rundown halfway house wasn’t going well. What was a baby doing here? she wondered.

Prompt: Imagine yourself as a postal delivery person. What would your route be like?

Word of the Day: volant – adj. 1. engaged in or having the power of flight 2. moving lightly; nimble 3. (of a heraldic bird) having the wings extended for flight (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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