Saturday Ideas #67

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: Where does your soul feel content?

Sentence: Physical abuse she could recover from, but the emotional onslaught left her spirit black and blue.

Paragraph: Paxton’s first day at work had been a disaster. He sensed that none of his six co-workers liked him and could not fathom why. Being the first hire-back after the brutal recession probably did not help, but it was not his fault Angston Motors chose him over rehiring someone they had let go. With a frosty reception he was given cursory instructions and it all went downhill from there.

Prompt: Describe a vacation you are looking forward to.

Word of the Day: deterge vt : to wash off : CLEANSE (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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