Idea Generator

Let me introduce you to an idea generator. All you need is a die. Roll twice for who, and once for every other category. You can then write a short piece based on your result. So, for example, I roll 2, 6, 2, 5, and 4. I could then try to write a story about […]

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L Is For List

“Write a list,” she said. “It’ll help you,” she said. I’m not going to lie, I was skeptical. The idea of writing a list seemed to me about as appealing as eating toenail clippings from an old man of poor hygiene. My cynicism quickly vanished as I discovered a tool that has kept me sane […]

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Je Pense…

Sometimes I wake up thinking in French. It’s quite a disorienting experience, given that I am by no means fluent. I feel like a toddler, frustrated and unable to communicate my needs. I’m confused, my words and thoughts stunted by a language that I love. I usually read my French Bible, go to work where […]

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My Ideal Room

Books. I’m surrounded by bookshelves, floor to ceiling, in a tall, circular tower room. The gleaming oak shelves come together at the top as though archways, and for every arch of books, there is an arched window next to it. The room is light, spacious; every breath is a refreshing drink. The wooden floorboards echo […]

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