October 2013

Burn by Cheryl Diane Kidder

leaves-on-fire

“Not so fast,” he said, reaching across me and pushing the lock down. He undid the buttons on his jeans and told me, “Suck it. Then you can
leave.”

Vici by Conor Kelley

caesar statue pointing

Most of my new black friends smoked weed so I did, too. Well, I shouldn’t say that we were friends. They were just the guys who let me follow them around and play dress-up.

Craft: WWELD* by Risa Nye

cover of 10 Rules of Writing

After Elmore Leonard died in August at the age of 87, it was hard to avoid one version or another of his Ten Rules for Writing … Just for fun, I’d like to go through a few of these rules and add my two cents.