Thursday Tips #63

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: Has faith ever failed you?

Sentence: Pediatric nurse Renee Zooker had the patience of Job when it came to her tiny, born-addicted charges.

Paragraph: She woke sweat-headed and uncomfortable. That was a bad one, she appraised. Unlike her twin, Allie felt all of his internal anxiety and experienced his nightmares, and there was nothing she could do about it. Like it or not, she was hotwired to Ely, whom she suspected derived a little devilish delight from her dilemma.

Prompt: Name the first book that inspired you.

Word of the Day: eudaemonism  or eudaimonism n : a theory that the highest ethical goal is happiness and personal well-being (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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