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yeah write #306 weekly writing challenge is open for fiction|poetry

yeah write #306 weekly writing challenge is open for fiction|poetry

scraping out your insides with a knife

I’ve been tussling with a short story this week. The prompt for it came from a conversation with my in-laws on Christmas Day. Christmas dinner was at our place this year, two days after we moved into a new house. I’m a committed optimist. Despite the tight schedule, or perhaps because of it, I pulled off a three course, enormous dinner for eleven people without food poisoning anyone. Success.

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yeah write #305 weekly writing challenge is open for fiction|poetry

yeah write #305 weekly writing challenge is open for fiction|poetry

more restrictive than Christian Grey

It’s hard to guess what someone else is thinking. In relationships, getting it right can yield great benefits; but getting it wrong can result in spending the night alone pretty quick. For sadomasochists, that predicament resulted in the invention of the ‘safeword.’ For writers, it resulted in grammar.

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