Monday Musings #42

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: What makes your heart shine?

Sentence: Belinda Wilkes withdrew from the world long before tragedy struck.

Paragraph: In the land de Mexicanos dwelled Gato Magico, a giant black cat known to hunt the unwary. Mamacitas warned their children not to go out at night or Gato Magico would eat them. Just when a child felt brave or defiant enough to venture outside, a loud and ominous growl would be heard nearby.

Prompt: List the inventions you have thought of, whimsical or useful.

Word of the Day: labialize vt. 1 to pronouce (a sound or sounds) by using the lips, sometimes excessively  2 to round (a vowel) (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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