Thursday Thoughts #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: Do you keep a list of the books you’ve read?

Sentence: All of six years, pretty Priscilla vamped in front of the mirror, as Uncle Steve watched from the bed.

Paragraph: Having moved sixteen times in twelve years, Baxter McCall had a difficult time learning and making friends. His sense of inferiority deepened with each new school and neighborhood, while he watched his older brother, Bobby, breeze through classes and attract friends. A stutter developed in fourth grade and remained midway through college, when it was broken by his first love – Julie Hawkins.

Prompt: Remember your first dirty joke.

Word of the Day: defalcation 1 archaic : DEDUCTION  2 : the act or an instance of embezzling  3 : a failure to meet a promise or an expectation (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.


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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2 Responses to Thursday Thoughts #82

  1. chasynleigh says:

    I try to write down what books i read but sometimes i read too fast to keep track

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