Friday Notions #47

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: Who is in control of your life?

Sentence: With a ghost on each side of him, Patrick Callahan faced his foe, Roger MacDonahue.

Paragraph: The snow crunched under Turkey Feather’s feet. He loved that sound but would never tell anyone. They would laugh at him. A warrior, which he would be in three more summers, did not love things, but he could not help what filled his heart with joy. Just like he could not help that a turkey feather was the first object his father saw after his mother birthed him.

Prompt: Name the last time you bought something you did not need.

Word of the Day: thenar n.  1 the palm of the hand or, sometimes, the sole of the foot  2 the bulge at the base of the thumb (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.


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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