Your 100-Word Challenge Awaits

A challenge I have always faced in writing is trying to be less wordy. Whether it was academic or creative writing, I always wrote too many words, and sometimes still do. This was a major focus for me during grad school: say more by writing less. Listen to the full discussion here: Some tips for... Continue Reading →

Cheese Curls

She unwrapped her cheese stick.  As she took a bite, Tony watched her.   “Hey, I thought we were gonna trade today.” “I changed my mind,” she spoke, chewing her cheese. “But you promised.” “I thought,” she snapped another bite off, “we were gonna start that next week.”   Tony shrugged and unzipped his Batman... Continue Reading →

Little Friend

His finger slammed against the keyboard as he cranked out his paper before bed.  He knew if he just got it done and something written before bed, he could revisit it the next day and go from there.  His plan was perfect.  Finally, a productive evening. Then, he found It. It stared at him and... Continue Reading →

Pots And Pans And Spatulas

He ripped off the tape on the largest box in the pile.  He threw the tape to the ground and huffed. “Ron, we are never going to finish all of this.” Ron looked over at Peter, folded over the giant box of pots and pans.  He rested his hands on the sides of the box... Continue Reading →

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