Saturday Ideas #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: How often do you enter writing contests?

Sentence: Purring, Polly perched precipitously upon the pee pot.

Paragraph: Instead of watching the film, Terrence kept glancing at his wife whenever the screen glowed outward. Her small sapphire and diamond pendant dipped tantalizingly into the beginning of her cleavage. The clasp of the thin gold chain had moved from the back of her neck to rest on the soft rim of her left breast. He was imagining reaching over to adjust the chain and touching her smooth, warm skin when the audience broke into laughter.

Prompt: Review a book you read in one sitting or hated to put down.

Word of the Day: exegesis n. critical explanation or interpretation, esp. of Scripture. (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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