Saturday Ideas #74

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: To what do you wish you were not allergic?

Sentence: He stared at his bloody hands, tears falling into the redness.

Paragraph: Lillie spent hours closely studying bugs in and around her mother’s flower beds and potted plants. She knew they were insects, but being only four she liked the word bugs better. Before she sat or sprawled on the grass, she inspected the area to make sure she would not squish anything.

Prompt: Pick three colors and list the words and/or images each brings to mind.

Word of the Day: appurtenant adj 1 : constituting a legal accompaniment  2 : AUXILIARY, ACCESSORY (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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