Thursday Thoughts #7

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 is your opinion of the outside world?

Sentence: As he unlocked the backdoor of his salon, Grayson Elliot again wondered why he had returned to this town from which he had fled so desperately.

Paragraph: The thunderous roar of the crowd could not be squelched. They would not be stilled or turned away. This was their time – a time of change at last. A time that had been brought about with frightening speed. Although it seemed incredible that so many people could continue their fervor incessantly, in actuality each person had a replacement. Every three hours the substitutes would take over with no pausing of the rebellious roar.

Prompt: Describe the miracle of turning into a butterfly. How would it feel to transform from a creepy, crawling bug to a beautiful, flying insect?

Word of the Day: odograph – n. a device for measuring distance traveled (WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 3rd ed., 1996)

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


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, genealogy, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 19 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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