Thursday Thoughts #83

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 is your mantra?

Sentence: After stuffing herself with cookies, she opened the freezer.

Paragraph: Thick, dark smoke continued to rise into the pure blue sky. The sun glistened on the watered grass and driveway. I sat on the road, all cried out and wondering what on earth could possibly happen next.

Prompt: Identify a difficult decision you would not want to make.

Word of the Day: rive v.t. 1. to tear or rend apart.  2. to split by striking; cleave.  3. to harrow or distress (the feelings, heart. etc.).  4. to split (wood) radially from a log. – v.i. 5. to become rent or split apart. (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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