Another great Meetup at my favorite LA writing spot, The Hatchery Press. The exercise today was to write for 30 minutes using the first sentence of a different literary work as your prompt. No surprise – I wrote about hookers (: (Prompt is from David Sedaris essay: Chicken toenails, anyone?) I have to go to China.” I told people this in the way I might say, “I need to insulate my crawl space” or, “I’ve […]
I don’t know you but I don’t even like you. You laugh too loud. You smile too wide. You try too hard and you probably love too much and would think too much of how I love too little. Truthfully though, you’re beautiful. But I won’t ever know how you are because that’s how I am.
… but I wrote this as a warmup for a Meetup at the Hatchery Press. If you find yourself in Los Angeles, this is a gem of a place for poets and writers. You are my vanilla icecream in a root beer float, classic, sweet, you never go out of style. You are my flamingo, a pink diamond in a sea of palm trees. You are my red rose in a jar of water, the […]
Many things were said but I only remember “take off your panties.” (Writing challenge from one of my favorites @littlemissbadraconteur)
The Challenge: From the literary visionary, Laura Gabrielle Feasey (of I Smith Words), one-hundred words or less on the topic … BOYS. More on the #LiteraryLion (and links to other stories in the comments here). Here’s mine: “He’s cute, funny, and nice. Who do you expect to get anyway?” Fuck, am I too picky? A potential set up from a girl friend quickly turned my high standards into low self esteem. It wasn’t until I ran […]