Saturday Ideas #54

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 long can you go without sleep?

Sentence: One fine morning, I came to my senses and slammed the door on Blake and his bullshit.

Paragraph: On the day of the Winslow Library book sale, Marleen rose earlier than usual. She wanted to be first in line when the doors opened. The previous year she had been two hours late and saw several books she would have bought in the arms of others. After a hurried breakfast of toast and coffee, she was almost out the door when the phone rang. She paused for a few seconds, then left without answering the call.

Prompt: List three characteristics that you revile.

Word of the Day: endogamy n : marriage within a specific group as required by custom or law (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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