Tuesday Tips #109

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: In which world do you prefer to live? (reality, imagination, or vicariously)

Sentence: She crept up behind her little brother for a major BOO! moment, when someone yanked her aside.

Paragraph: When his breathing grew as erratic as his heartbeat, Costa decreased the treadmill’s incline and slowed his pace, slightly. While feeling there was nothing wrong with pushing himself, he knew he was capable of going too far too fast. His aggressive, driven attitude had encased his life and brought him to his knees in every way: physically, financially, romantically.

Prompt: Confess your worst weakness.

Word of the Day: frigorific adj. causing or producing cold. (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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