Wednesday Wits #86

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 far would you go for love?

Sentence: Boiling within the cauldron of her own demons, Pettina’s soul burned white-hot.

Paragraph: Why did it take so long to dampen down his senses? Sometimes he felt like a weakling, his emotions close to the surface – like a woman! He cursed his dead father for leaving him in the care of his whining mother, who nutured him to be needy and caring. She coddled, protected, and controlled his every move, not letting him think for himself.

Prompt: Name an animal or insect you can relate to.

Word of the Day: quaternity n. a group or set of four. (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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