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 many times have you mowed your yard or someone else’s?
Sentence: In seventeen days I will kill again.
Paragraph: Within the Aberdeen Mobile Home Park skeleton trees rose stark and grim, sheltering nothing. Leafless branches reached beseechingly towards the winter-gray sky. Hopelessness seemed to reign in such a forlorn place of dirty siding, tattered curtains, hanging insulation, broken blinds, and dented vehicles. But, if one stood stock-still and cocked an ear towards space number 33, the tinkling of a child’s laughter could be heard. If one walked closer to the melodious sound of infectious joy and peered through the corner of a spider-cracked window, one would see the sweetest, dearest face so full of delight, making one want to go inside and…
Prompt: List the middle-of-the-night sounds you hear while sitting in the dark in your house/apartment.
Word of the Day: intromit – vt. 1 to cause to enter; put in; insert 2 to allow to enter; admit (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.