A couple of weeks ago, I went to the launch event for Laura Jane Williams’ second book, Ice Cream for Breakfast, and it was… incredible.
So, it’s been a while.
One thing that I find super annoying is when bloggers, youtubers or general internetpersons haven’t posted on their chosen medium for a while, and then when they do, take up a hot minute to explain why they have been absent for so long. “Omigod, you guys, I have just been soooo busy!”
Well, I’mma do the thing I hate, but with a twist.
When he walked into the living room, ducking his head under the door frame as to no muss that fluffy blonde head of his, I knew I was in trouble.
She stared wistfully at the computer screen
Endless images of tropical locales reproduced from her Google search
She frantically closed down the tab as her boss walked past
And pretended to look deeply interested that the spreadsheet in front of her
Which was, quite frankly, just a vomit of numbers
One day, she thought
One day I’ll break free into paradise
This is part of my creative writing series, Shorts. This lil piece was a result of a writing exercise from the Superlatively Rude Level Two workshop, The Nuts And Bolts of Moving Stories Forward. More little snippets to come soon!