Saturday Ideas #26

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: By which Benjamin Franklin idiom(s) do you live?

Sentence: Prism colors covered her naked body, as rays of sun touched the crystals hanging at the windows.

Paragraph: In Sidney’s mind, it was forever winter, when things were stark and bare, the skies dull or too bright for comfort. Cold resided within every cell of his body, rendering him incapable of warmth or compassion. The affection of his parents made him shrink even further into himself, but the look of grief and worry on their faces pleasured his subconscious.

Prompt: Describe the best day at the beach you ever had or would like to have had.

Word of the Day: espial – 1 : OBSERVATION 2 : an act of noticing : DISCOVERY (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, 2011)

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, 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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