Wednesday Wits #18

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: Where is your favorite place to spend free time?

Sentence: The schooner, Reptilian II, dropped anchor in a foggy cove.

Paragraph: After midnight, Kevin and Keith snuck out of their house to meet their friends, Wally and Wilma. An adventure was at hand. They had been planning it for over a month, since before school was out. The time: midnight. The place: the old Sawyer boathouse. The purpose: to see if there was anything of value inside. Although most boathouses were mere walls and roofs over short, narrow piers and moored boats, the Sawyer’s structure was more like a cabin with a chimney. The “NO TRESPASSING” sign had long been missing.

Prompt: Describe what part of nature you like best and why. Animals, trees and flowers, reptiles, insects, stars, weather, mountains, oceans, etc.?

Word of the Day: interdigitate – vi. to interlock like the fingers of folded hands (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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