Monday Musings #93

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 tickles your tummy?

Sentence: Doubt crept into his mind like a burrowing parasite, eating at him from the inside out.

Paragraph: She woke up and stretched, a delicious stretch full of satisfaction and refreshment. Beams of morning sunlight filled the room with a warm glow and shallow shadows. “Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day,” welled out of her before she could stop herself. Then she hopped out of bed and continued humming the melody as she danced to the kitchen. If I felt any happier, I’d probably explode!

Prompt: Name a song that you equate with feeling good.

Word of the Day: amerce vt. 1 to punish by imposing an arbitrarily determined fine  2 to punish generally  (WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD COLLEGE DICTIONARY, 3rd ed., 1996)

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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