Sunday Ponderings #113

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 yourself well enough to realize what irritates others?

Sentence: An age-old tale with a twist or two always hooked his attention.

Paragraph: Mamma didn’t talk much, but we never had any doubt what she was thinking about. She could complain or protest with the loudest of silences. Her fury came through in the slamming of drawers or doors. If the house sparkled when we came home from school, something had upset her. If the house smelled delicious, something had pleased her.

Photo Prompt: little lizzie

Word of the Day: ignescent adj : VOLATILE (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.

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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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