Sunday Ponderings #57

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: When do you feel you are out of your element?

Sentence: Ever since I can remember, I have been afraid of Papa Rue.

Paragraph: As Dr. Fredericks examined me, exploring my breasts, nodes, neck, and abdomen, her face grew grim. Fear immediately began to kick in – and anger. I always thought doctors were supposed to be impassionate, have poker faces, present the facts, and describe options. Are they supposed to show puzzlement and uncertainty? I didn’t think so. This was all my sister’s fault – she recommended Fredericks to me.

Prompt: Name your favorite sense.

Word of the Day: videlicet adv : that is to say : NAMELY (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, 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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