Sunday Ponderings #68

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 speaking?

Sentence: After two weeks of losing weight without trying, Amanda called her no-nonsense doctor.

Paragraph: From the pool, two stories below, screams of fun and joy kept disrupting Dean’s concentration. He hated summer solely for that reason. Even though he knew it was coming and tried like crazy to immerse himself in work during the school year, he never seemed to be able to finish his goals by Memorial weekend. Giving up for the time being, he rose and looked down at the mini-cavorters, trying to remember having that much fun when he was a kid.

Prompt: Name someone who is more cautious than you.

Word of the Day: rescissory adj. serving to rescind. (RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER’S COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 1991)

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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