Monday Musings #110

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 keeps you humble?

Sentence: From the closet Annette heard the laughter of her cousins streaming through the house.

Paragraph: If ever a man deserved a break, it was Daniel Morbaine. From the day he was born a fog of doom enshrouded him. The poor child did not stand a chance at happiness. His too-young mother died before her thin body completely released him. His too-old father wanted nothing to do with him and sent him away as soon as the doctor announced he would live.

Prompt: Describe your sense of humor.

Word of the Day: impudicity n. indecency; shamelessness; immodesty. (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, 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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2 Responses to Monday Musings #110

  1. Maritza says:

    Aw, this was an exceptionally good post. Taking a few minutes and actual effort
    to make a great article… but what can I say… I hesitate a
    lot and don’t manage to get anything done.

    • Cyranette says:

      Thank you, Maritza…Don’t hesitate, don’t concentrate. Plunge forward and fall into the work until you’re spent. Then, you can hesitate, edit, and rewrite.

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