Friday Notions #64

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: Do you have respect or concern for elderly people?

Sentence: St. Mary’s Chapel of Perpetual Joy was overflowing with witnesses to the most outrageous wedding in Stokerville history.

Paragraph: Thick, heavy mire was holding me down. I could not move. My baby needed me and I could not save her. Oh, dear God, please let me be free…I woke in a panicked sweat – again and again and again – my heart pounding against my ribs, hot tears streaming down my face. I got out of bed, grabbed Bob’s bat, and beat the empty crib to smithereens.

Prompt: Name your favorite element on the Periodic Table.

Word of the Day: nuncupative adj : not written : ORAL (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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