Saturday Ideas #106

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: Do you choose your friends or do they choose you?

Sentence: Whatever it was that had ticked Scooter off, Claire was pretty sure she did not deserve his filthy words.

Paragraph: The smell of coffee was not in the air when he awoke. The heater had not been turned on either. It took a few minutes for his mind’s morning fog to clear before he realized he was alone. “What the fuck?” he said aloud as he got out of bed. Pulling on a sweatshirt, he headed downstairs and turned up the thermostat on the way.     

Prompt: Name a talent you wish you had.

Word of the Day: invidious adj 1 : tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy  2 : ENVIOUS  3 a : of an unpleasant or objectionable nature: OBNOXIOUS  b : of a kind to cause harm or resentment (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.


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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