Thursday Thoughts #103

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: Which of your characters have you liked the most?

Sentence: The drops blurred her vision, but she relished the relief from reality.

Paragraph: On a day like any other, Jasper Archibald Wilmont snapped. No one had a clue that he was so inclined, not his family or his employees or his enemies, not even his mistress. Wilmont appeared to have the world on a string rather than himself hanging on by a thread. What on earth happened? was the question on everyone’s mind and the media’s lips. Only he knew, but the acid he sprayed down his throat  rendered him permanently speechless.

Prompt: Describe a foreign country you have visited.

Word of the Day: hawkshaw n : DETECTIVE (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, 2011)

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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