Friday Notions #8

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: How different are your opinions from those of your family, friends, or co-workers?

Sentence: Like “MacGyver,” Tobias Whetstone was a master of bricolage, which came in pretty handy in his line of work.

Paragraph: The unlatched screen door banged back and forth in the wind. A mighty storm was brewing, the sky a greenish-gray. But the old house had weathered many a twister and was not about to give up yet. Inside, dust and debris blew around, too skittish to settle. Moans came through cracks and gaps in the warped siding. Turned-over furniture shuddered, as the wind blew through broken window panes. It was a sorrowful place that had once known joy. 

Prompt: Thoroughly describe your body, with and without clothes.

Word of the Day: brabble – vt. to quarrel noisily over triffles – n. quarrelsome chatter (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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