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'Lullaby': Chuck Palahniuk for everyone!

Chuck Palahniuk’s Lullaby passes the “Would my mom read this?” test.

That’s not an easy test to pass. My mom’s pop culture tastes run fairly mainstream and somewhat bland. 361 more words


“Here was a man who’d learned to write before he could think, a man who threw out logical fallacies like tacks behind a getaway car, and he always got away.”

- Helen DeWitt


The Old Man On Holiday

As a follow up to the last piece we where told; take your character, In my case the old man in the chair, select a random holiday destination from a pile of laminated adverts crudely cut from a cheap brochure and write about what happens.   132 more words


The Old Man

We where given a random picture and told to write something unexpected about it. This was the first thing I wrote at the class. It may not make much sense without the picture but…I liked it and this is my blog. 79 more words


The Pirate Paddleboat

Today has been a lovely day at Sea Glass Cottage. The weather in our neck of the woods is spectacular! Today I got so much accomplished. 326 more words


A Conversation With Gus

It happened so quickly Ted didn’t have time to react. He didn’t want to have a long conversation with Gus from Human Resources, but he and Sandy had a question about retirement planning. 234 more words


Friday Finds #6

FRIDAY FINDS showcases the books you ‘found’ and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether discovered online, in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! 163 more words