Monday Musings #28

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 and what do you like to explore?

Sentence: Longhorns grazed among the cactus, mesquites, and huisache, totally uninterested in the turkey buzzards circling above.

Paragraph: The queue for the new fantasy film snaked around the block. Jolie and Leanne chattered and giggled, watching other teens getting dropped off. Suddenly, there was a ruckus behind them. Like an incoming wave, screams and frenzied movements plunged towards the now wide-eyed girls.

Prompt: Name your “high maintenance” friends. If you haven’t any, name the ones you have managed to avoid.

Word of the Day: intifada – n. an uprising; specif., the insurrection of Palestinian Arabs, begun in 1987, against Israeli military forces i the occupied territories of the Gaza Strip and the west bank of the Jordan (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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