In homage to my link of the first In-N-Out in Dallas getting 12 comments where my post about Mark Twain's finally released autobiography got 1, I've decided to let you write about what you OBVIOUSLY want to talk about: Fast food. You loyalties, your disgusting stories, your thoughts. Write them in the comments below.
This site is undergoing a renovation in my mind. In that vein, I'm beginning to post anew even if it's totally minimal to see what followers still show up to take part. So here's a Theme Thursday with no other buffer. Please participate! 🙂 This week’s theme: Curses and Blessings Attempt to isolate that one … Continue reading Theme Thursday: Curses and Blessings
Let's live up to this interpretation of Hazlitt's call and write a story about our hatreds. I know that emotion is hard to control when we start talking about our fragile core, but spiritual growth necessitates vulnerability.
Lots of stuff happens in the early fall, two of which impact most of us (the NQOKD community, or even people in general) directly: school begins and companies across the board ramp up for the busy season to come. Fall 2009 @ Emerson is shaping up to be a blast, and I have a job … Continue reading Theme Thursday: Job interviews
This week’s theme: Cleanliness; also, a remix of Mani's Home Depot entry.
This week’s theme: Summer; also, a remix of Claire's teapot entry.
I play this game with my friend Sadi (whose new book of poetry is coming out soon!) where we each come up with two words and the other person has to write out a poem using those words. Any form, inflection, mood, voice, or tense is allowable. Since in these games all forms of writing are allowed, I'm bumping the word requirement to three words.
Public, degree, return
Publish in comments stories, no matter how polished or raw, according to the game of the week. If I like your story, I may ask you to gloss it into a short that I'll publish along with the next contest the following Thursday (or, perhaps, you permission for me to gloss the story for you.... I haven't quite worked that out yet....) Make the entries as short or as long as you want, and any genre is fair game: fiction, non-, and poetry.