Wednesday Wits #34

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 far will you go to please others?

Sentence: My daughter died thirteen years ago on a rainy Halloween night.

Paragraph: As a precaution, Rona relieved herself before leaving the apartment. It ticked her off no end that her body was aging inconveniently. She no longer felt able to ride the bus and run errands without having to use a public toilet, but she could still put it off as long as possible.

Prompt: Name the original Seven Wonders of the World.

Word of the Day: lucubrate – v.i.  1 to work, study, or write laboriously, esp. late at night  2 to write in a scholarly manner (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.

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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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