Monday Musings #39

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: Under what circumstances do you feel a secret should not be kept?

Sentence: The James’ jungle gym rose three stories into the trees, making it the perfect place to hide from bad guys and monsters.

Paragraph: Rosie’s hands still gripped the steering wheel, as she stared unblinkingly through the windshield. She had spun out on the slick road and narrowly missed plunging down into the steep ravine. However, she was not out of danger yet; the Civic rested across both lanes of the road, its headlights glaring upon the rocky mountainside.

Prompt: Prioritize your chores/errands for the week.

Word of the Day: leathern – adj. 1 made or consisting of leather  2 like leather (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, genealology, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 18 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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