Wednesday Wits #32

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: Do your give your characters traits inherent in your family members, friends, and/or co-workers?

Sentence: Focused on a dragonfly, a huge bullfrog was easily netted by a swamper who loved frog legs.

Paragraph: As the heat grew unbearable, Baroni’s ice cream shop became packed. Melting streams ran down all sizes and textures of chins and dripped from fingers holding the cones. Although the frozen delights did not last long in the unairconditioned store, the lickers did not seem to care. Just a hint of relief was enough to temporarily cool customers down.

Prompt: Describe the pleasure of cool water upon your body on a hot day.

Word of the Day: accidence – n : a part of grammar that deals with inflections (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.


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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