Tuesday Tips #43

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 you easily get over making mistakes?

Sentence: Watching from between the curtains, Dottie ran out to the mailbox, as soon as the mail carrier drove off.

Paragraph: Arthur Trent, CPA, no longer felt confident about providing a good home for his family. Since Patricia’s death five months earlier, he had been trying to make ends meet without her nursing income. With Christmas coming he was not sure Santa could bring the children toys, let alone fill their stockings. When the phone rang, he answered it with a heavy heart.

Prompt: Elucidate on your first day of college.

Word of the Day: brisance n. the shattering effect of a high explosive (RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER’S COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 1991)

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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