Monday Musings #72

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 well do you swim?

Sentence: Unable to get Professor Davish’s lecture out of her mind, Constance went through the rest of the day in a haze.

Paragraph: The dark room was rocking when she woke up. It took only a moment to get her bearings, for the old boat smell overwhelmed her. Then she realized she was trussed up from mouth to ankles and began to struggle on the narrow, damp V-berth.

Prompt: Describe in detail the feeling of cold water on your hot skin.

Word of the Day: veridical adj  1 : TRUTHFUL, VERACIOUS  2 : not illusory : GENUINE  (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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