Write a story in the first person in which an unreliable narrator is in denial about their inconvenient feelings for another character. The denial can be about feelings of love, anger, distrust.. anything. Here are prompt words: uniform, kitchen, chicken skin, soak, cracked, notion.
Write a piece about someone who is trying to juggle 4 tasks at once. Try to incorporate these words: dog, fire, finger, french fries, sandal, argument
First half of your freewrite: Begin each sentence with the following fragments: “Thank God for…” or “If it weren’t for…” or “Luckily…” “I remember.” Write as much as you can using these. Second half: Change gears. Start your sentences with new fragments: “Unfortunately…” or “The crazy part is that…” “They say that..” “And that is […]
Take a story you have already written that was never finished or that you do not like very much (a story which seems to be lacking something). With each sentence, in some way substitute opposite words or feelings for the source text. For example: “I went to the gym” becomes “I went for a smoke”; […]
“Snow-life” at Journal of Compressed Arts/ Matter Press
Green Mountains Review published my story “Home” on their website, and three stories in their amazing print journal. You can purchase the journal here: