Tuesday Tips #82

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 do you look for in the eyes of another?

Sentence: Having been born on September 11, 1911, Saffron could not help preferring odd numbers.

Paragraph: He watched for the stooping ones. Poor posture signaled vulnerability, easily approachable and yearning for the smallest compliment. If a week of his attention and wooing unrounded their shoulders, he gently let them go. Otherwise, he sadly explained, before torturing them, that standing tall with self-confidence would have saved them.

Prompt: List three authors who never disappoint you.

Word of the Day: vulpine adj. 1. pertaining to, or resembling a fox.  2. cunning or crafty. (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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