Tuesday Tips #71

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: Can you tell when someone is lying?

Sentence: In total abjectness, Sheldon wondered, When will life ever revolve around me? 

Paragraph: From within my office I heard the faint swish of the elevator opening, followed by the clicking of high heels along the marble corridor. Since the other six offices had already closed for the day, mine was her destination. However, she stopped outside the frosted glass-paned door, obviously hesitant to proceed after coming this far. I knew exactly how she felt, for I had been in her shoes not that long ago.

Prompt: Name something you wish you had experienced as a child.

Word of the Day: educe vt 1 : to bring out (as something latent)  2 : DEDUCE (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, 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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