Monday Musings #112

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 know when to back off?

Sentence: She wanted so much to be a part of his life that she could feel the edges of her soul blackening.

Paragraph: The neighborhood seemed to be shrinking. There were more children, vehicles, and dogs every year. The trees grew taller, the shadows broader. He began to feel hemmed in, trapped. He needed more space. It was time to move.

Prompt: List the different lists you have made.

Word of the Day: ochlocracy n. government by the mob; mob rule. (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 #112

  1. Joe Reynolds says:

    Thanks for the inspiration Cyranette!

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