Wednesday Wits #114

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 type of headline instantly grabs your attention?

Sentence: They left him in the dark, padded room.

Paragraph: As soon as Sandra Evans stepped off the plane in Rio, humidity surrounded her like a cocoon. She did not need to look over at her husband to see that he was unaffected by the thick air. Much to her disgust, he further suffocated her by grabbing her for a dance into the terminal. He was free. She was in hell.

Prompt: Describe your least favorite TV commercial.

Word of the Day: dolorous adj : causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief (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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