Monday Musings #73

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: What did you last research?

Sentence: “It’s too friggin’ hot, Arnie,” Sadie said, pushing me away.

Paragraph: For the first time in years, Mary Bett went outside without being told. As soon as she scarfed down her cereal, much to her mother’s surprise, she put her bowl and spoon in the sink and splashed some water on them. Then she grabbed her birthday present and rushed outside, letting the screen door slap shut behind her.

Prompt: List your requirements for having a good day.

Word of the Day: mimetic adj. characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of mimicry: mimetic gestures.  (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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