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Cocky Jock and the Pansexual Nobody Nerd

My writing exercise for this week’s Fiction class was to “steal a plot.” Specifically, we had to take a legend, fable, or short short and rewrite it—making it for an adult audience, if it was originally meant for kids. I choose to do the tortoise and the hare, changing the tortoise into a high school […]


My assigned writing exercise for this week came from What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers (Second Edition). I had to pick an exercise from part four, and I chose the one on psychic distance. The objective is essentially to create a story that begins far away from the character, using general/unspecific language, and then […]