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Lessons and Locutions

By Liat Faver

Books that are written to instruct can be dull and repetitive. Becky Bradway and Doug Hesse are aware of this, and they have written a book about writing that piques creativity. 583 more words

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Tools for Life

This isn’t about the game often played by kids. But it is telling that these are important enough materials from which to create a game. Value, even power, can be found in the simplest of objects. 1,716 more words

over the past little while

i left carly and sun river with a pinch of sadness, a little reluctance, sure, but i knew it was the right time to move. i thumbed it and road tripped with logan. 410 more words

Caught Between

The Six Word Memoirs Challenge

I am taking part in the six word memoir challenge.

Could you tell your story in just six words?

You can write about any subject you want. 53 more words

Creative Non-fiction Published in Chicago Literati

The folks at Chicago Literati were kind enough to publish a creative non-fiction piece of mine in “The Wanderlust Issue.” I wrote this piece after returning from a wedding–a beautiful, candid, touching wedding–where I had the opportunity to dance and drink and be weird with some of my closest friends. 30 more words


The Sister

You know all those ridiculously sentimental quotes about sisters that they write in birthday cards, engrave on wall plaques, and cross-stitch on pillows?

Example #1: 602 more words

Female Comedy Writer

The Italian

The love of my life came walking (slithering) through the door of a gothic retail store on Melrose. I had been working at The Goth Shop, in all its spooky wonder, for a few months. 1,081 more words

Creative Non-fiction