Saturday Ideas #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: How far back can you remember?

Sentence: Elmer peeked around the corner of the couch.

Paragraph: The cabin shuddered everytime Caleb felled a tree. Having finished the cabin only day before last, he set himself to clearing enough space around us for a barn and a vegetable garden. I wondered if I would miss the rattling of our meager possessions when he finally gave the ax a rest. Of course, there would be more felling for fencing and firewood. Perhaps it would never end. I smiled at my foolishness and went back to making the biscuits.

Prompt: Write an essay on the benefits of oral hygiene.

Word of the Day: increscent adj. increasing; growing; waxing: said esp. of the moon (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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