Kristopher is a tall, muscular, sharp-dressed man with great hair. At 22, the software engineer’s future is so bright he has to wear shades. In a smart tortoiseshell frame, of course. So early one morning last week, Kris stopped for coffee and bro-tein…er, protein at McDonald’s. It wasn’t quite dawn and the parking lot was … More The Dirt Diet
The kids are back in school and routines are in full swing. But maybe your writing routine could use a kick in the pants. Here are three prompts to fall back into the swing of writing. Don’t edit. Don’t censor. Just let your freak flag fly.
One of Seinfeld’s shticks is on the subject of getting rid of stuff so you can acquire more stuff. It’s a perpetual dance, isn’t it? We buy. We bring stuff home. We realize we have ten pounds of crap in a two-pound bag and we have to purge to make room for our newest acquisitions.
Every once in awhile, I’m reminded of the years I spent teaching ROMEO & JULIET to fresh-faced ninth graders who loved it for two reasons: They are throbbing hormones preoccupied with all things sexual and Shakespeare delivers with lots of deliciously dirty innuendos and even a sex scene in the third act/climax whereby the two … More Foxy Bibliophile: Home for Unwanted Girls