Tuesday Tips #92

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 has your character been tested?

Sentence: He woke up on a hard surface, his eyes burning when he tried to open them.

Paragraph: If Momma hadn’t yanked me away from that socket, I guess I’d be dead today. I wonder what that would feel like. Being dead. How come nobody comes back to tell us? I think, if Grandy had whispered in my ear from his coffin that death was awful, I might stop trying to test it out.

Prompt: Describe the way(s) you are different from the rest of your family.

Word of the Day: fairish adj. 1. moderately good or large.  2. moderately light in color. (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, 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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