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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 […]

Shells

My entire life, I’ve been accused—and rightly so—of being in a shell, of being shy and reserved; but to be fair, I have grown over the last five years. Being in a mature relationship with someone (among other things) changed me, gave me the confidence, opportunity, and drive to meet people and talk to them. That […]

Red

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 […]

Welcome!

Salut mes amis, As you may have guessed after reading the title of this blog, if you did indeed do so, my name is Roger Market, and I am a budding writer from Indiana. In May 2009, I graduated from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN, with a B.A. in English and a minor in history. […]