Thursday Thoughts #104

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 scent instantly arouses you?

Sentence: With time Leonard would learn, he would get it; until then he would suffer brutally.

Paragraph: Before leaving home, Seth stuffed the valentines into his backpack. Not wanting to hurt his mom’s feelings, he would throw them away later – unless everyone else handed out the stupid cards. As he climbed the cement steps, he bet Reese wouldn’t be bringing any dumb valentines. Jeez, he thought, walking into Draper Elementary, there’re hearts everywhere! What a stupid day! Then he remembered Mrs. Sigmore promised they would be having a party, which meant less teaching would be happening, and he stepped into his classroom almost smiling.

Prompt: Describe your best Valentine’s Day date.

Word of the Day: farraginous adj. heterogeneous; mixed. (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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