I WILL POST A SHORT STORY AND A POEM TODAY AND/OR...
I have to or I will feel unproductive. Today will be a very active day filled with two things to read for people who read this blog.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA POLICE BRUTALITY
This is not fiction. I can’t use real names or places, but I want everyone in the United States to read this. My friend was at a football game. He is fifteen. He is Black. He was at a friend’s football game with four other kids. They left the football game. Got pulled over. No reason. The police looked in the car. Said, “You” and pointed at my friend. “You,”...
SETTING A GOAL TODAY, ANNOUNCING THE GOAL
I want all three of my books published at once. I want what Tao Lin had, but with a poetry collection involved. I need to finish editing my novel and write a short story collection and a poetry collection first, though. Compiling, mainly, only with a little bit of writing. I’ll start doing that now.
ADVICE ON HOW TO READ THIS BLOG
People should read it from the top down and not stop until they’ve reached the bottom. For some reason I feel paranoid right now. I feel like people are going to see two poems in a row and decide not to keep reading, and not see that there are stories there to read for free. Could I somehow tell people that there is art and stories, too? Not just poetry. I don’t need to tell...
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I LOST A MOLESKINE FULL OF IDEAS
I lost one. I had filled 40 pages with short stories, poetry, sketches, ideas. I’m kind of sick to my stomach. I may try to rewrite the short stories. I don’t know if I can. Global Warming and a looming Depression but everyone I LOST MY MOLESKINE. This is very important and bad.
TO QUOTE NOAH CICERO
“The best writers aren’t “writers” at all. They are people who desperately want to communicate images and ideas to other people, to communicate. I would say the first failure of a person who wants to write some stories is calling him or herself a “writer.” Because then you are going to sit down and stare at your computer screen and “write.” And not...