Wednesday Wits #45

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: Does your intellect alarm or amaze others?

Sentence: When Samantha Reese was eighteen years old, she legally changed her name to Moon Child and left Harrisburg forever.

Paragraph: Volcanic mudflows, called lahars, can occur without warning and do not require an eruption from Mt. Rainier. The 150,000 people of the Puyallup Valley would have only 45 minutes to reach higher ground. The fertile valley floor consists of several lahars, so the threat is not insignificant. As for Mt. Rainier, it last erupted in 1894. When it blows, it will be worse than the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Living close to disaster has always thrilled me.

Prompt: Describe intolerable behavior by a family member.

Word of the Day: intervocalic adj : immediately preceded and immediately followed by a vowel (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, 2011)

If your work needs a title, tweaking, or critiquing, please do not hesitate to ask. Cyranette is here for you.


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, genealogy, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 19 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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One Response to Wednesday Wits #45

  1. Writing Jobs says:

    What a wonderful post. You have an excellent eye for writing.

    I wanted to share this resource with writers everywhere. This really helped me out.

    Writers Wanted – Writing Jobs Available

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