Monday Musings #70

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 a difficult time having fun, cutting loose?

Sentence: Shortly after moving in with Trace, Tricia realized that morning hard-ons had absolutely nothing to do with love or attraction.

Paragraph: After brushing her teeth, Dora turned around and stepped into the bedroom. Suddenly, she felt empty, totally empty from head to toe, as if she had instantly become invisible and her life was nothingness. Whoa!, she thought, spreading out her arms to steady herself. She closed her eyes and shook her head to feel some sensation. It’s that damn movie! It made her want to be in that life being portrayed. A life with a problem, a solution, and a satisfying ending that would never stop. She did not have that kind of life; hers was nothing but uncertainty after uncertainty.

Prompt: Describe the first time weather screwed up your romantic plans.

Word of the Day: numinous adj 1 : SUPERNATURAL, MYSTERIOUS  2 : filled with the sense of the presence of divinity : HOLY  3 : appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense : SPIRITUAL (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.


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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