Wednesday Wits #84

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: To what superstition do you hold dear?

Sentence: A moat does little good against crawling things if the drawbridge is always down.

Paragraph: Monrose licked his barbeque sauce slathered fingers. Waste not, want not was one of his favorite mottos. Besides, Big Ben’s BBQ sauce was too good to rub off onto napkins. As he opened the courtesy-wipe packet, Monrose emitted a sonic boom of a belch, causing a mixture of frowns from old ladies, giggles from kids, and grins from old men who could still hear.

Prompt: Prioritize four issues or problems that you feel your country needs to change or fix.

Word of the Day: donnish – adj. bookish; pedantic. (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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