Writing Prompt: Existential Thoughts at a Stoplight


Usually my writing prompts are inspired by pictures or quotes, but I thought of something different to stir up some thoughts for today. My prompt for you is on the first time you realized that there are other people in the world.Read More »


The Completely True Story of the Tutu Guy

Copy of Text here“I don’t think this tutu is big enough,” I said, holding up a floofy, flamingo-colored tutu to my generous hips.

“Well, I think Wal-Mart’s stock of tutus is probably directed at little girls, not nineteen-year-olds, Sarah,” said my friend, Liz (name changed to protect privacy).

We were standing in the Halloween costume aisle of our local Wal-Mart late one night. Liz tiredly leaned against our mostly empty shopping cart, and I put my hands on my hips, frustrated at the superstore’s lack of tutu selection.

“Can I help you with something?”

I turned around to see a young employee who had an uncanny resemblance to Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Read More »

Challenge for Writers

Quick post for today!

A while back, I stumbled upon this wonderful site called Six Word Stories. It’s just what it sounds like, a collection of stories that are only six words long, inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s six word story challenge. As an Ernest Hemingway fan, and a fan of writing challenges, I thought this was a good bit to share.

Photo credit: Open Culture
Photo credit: Open Culture

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