Monday Musings #50

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 keeps you from giving up on your dream(s)?

Sentence: With an inhuman bellow Devon yanked the laptop off my lap and slung it across the room, where it slammed into and shattered the flat screen.

Paragraph: As soon as they finished wolfing down Pop-Tarts, Beanie and Barrie rushed off on their bikes to Jacob and Kyle’s house. It was the first day of summer, and they had a big day at the old quarry planned.

Prompt: Describe a dangerous thing you did as a kid.

Word of the Day: felicific adj : causing or intended to cause happiness (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.

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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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