Thursday Thoughts #81

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: When talking with someone, what do you focus on?

Sentence: Mama used to have a lot of dreams but all she got was us.

Paragraph: Peter was so absorbed in scribbling on the snow with his pee that he did not notice Tanner and his gang approaching. Before he could zip up his pants, a gloved hand reached down and picked up a handful of the yellow stuff and smashed it on his face. Peter lost his balance and fell backwards, inadvertently opening his mouth and letting in some stinky snow, which melted before he could spit it out. Gagging and sputtering, he then realized his pecker was freezing.

Prompt: Recall your worst day of elementary school.

Word of the Day: discalced adj : UNSHOD, BAREFOOT (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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