I'm a big proponent on the to-do list and playing with form in writing.
Lists are a great tool to organise your thoughts. Lists can be as long or as short as you need to get yourself in order. This list was fairly short but really solidified the task at hand.
3 bottles of cheap wine
Half a dozen cans of beer
1 goldfish bowl of bad decisions
3 tbsp self doubt
3 ounces of dutch courage
Just some bite-size stories. The first collection is here.
When the song began playing for the 7th time she knew then that she was indeed in hell. The people around her sang along as if they hadn’t been there the first six times. She just looked to the sky and screamed her frustration.
Just for a break, here are some tiny droplet stories that take a few seconds to read.
She tried to forgive them but it was too hard. No matter what they did now she would never forget. She left in the middle of the night, relief coursing through her veins.
They drove away from the hospital tears in their eyes. Nothing would ever be the same again.
“Wha- Where the fuck?”
“You ok, mate?”
“No. What’s going on?”
“Oh, new to this then?”
“No, I just don’t know where I am.”
“Oh right, thought you were a new ghost. Had a right panic thinking I was gonna have to show you what to do. I’m not cut out for that shit.”
Tales written from a prompt in just 10 minutes.
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