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Prose-spective · 1Y ago

My bestie, Julie Andrews, and how I vet her dates

I did a thing.And it accidentally went viral.In 48 hrs. it had 1.1K shares. The latest count is 1.8K in under 72 hrs.Guy meets girl. Guy wants to date her. Guy hits up her bestie for intel.
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

This Writing Conference is THE Writing Conference

My birthday week ended with the. best. writing conference in existence. I've been to LDStorymakers three times, and every year it gets better. I live-tweeted most of my classes, but if you m...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Year of Yes and My Writing Process

Some of my fave nonfiction booksI used to pore over the greats' blogs--Neil Gaiman, Meg Wolitzer, Lois McMaster Bujold--reading about their writing processes and hoping to snag a secret-to-s...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Emerging from thesis hell

Hi friends, I have been busy finishing my thesis for grad school, and I'm done. With a draft. I still have two more to go, but at least I'm in the holding period, waiting for notes from my p...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Timed Poetry: Red

[Write a poem in under 5 minutes.]She wore black lace with red pumpsAnd, tucking her an ankle beneath her seat,She told a strident secretI couldn't keep.
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Sometimes it's fun to rewrite poetry.

(Reposted from several years ago.)Unburden Me HereThe sheep herself is hoarseThat bleats the sealed gates of St. PeterAbove my battleground. Come, Holy SpiritThat tends to mortal hearts, unb...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Our next dog will be a Beastie Boys lyric.

My husband says that if we get another dog, we're going to name him "Sabotage", because you can't call his name without sounding like the Beastie Boys.Other names on the table:Rasputin (for ...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

2015 Christmas Newsletter: Smithnado!

What we've been up to in 2015:JANUARY: New York, New York! I was in town for a grad school mid-year shindig. We sat down with some agents and editors and visited all the cool sights. 
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

So that if my husband starts dressing like Don Johnson you'll know why.

Cole: Did you know this file box has some of your stuff too?Me: It does?Cole: Yeah, like...[he riffles through it.]Me: 'How to make murder look like suicide?'Cole: ...Me: I'm kidding.Cole: S...
Prose-spective · 1Y ago

Some writers are wordsmiths AND artists.

A couple weeks ago I got this gem in the mail from one of my favorite writers. Merry Christmas to me!And so it seemed like a good time to re-post this, the story of Charlie King:ONE GIRL IN ...