Where Thoughts Meet Dreams
An Oasis for Storytellers
We met in Novel Writing Class. A 60-year old African American Pediatrician and a 23-year old Argentinian-German Translator. Three years later we’re close friends, writing collaborators, and unrepentent story nerds. On this site we’ll share our writing and our thoughts on storytelling.
Our mix of personal essays, short stories, and flash fiction. Stuff happens. We write about it all.
The tools of the writing trade—from structure to software. How storytellers put it all together.
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Enjoying the struggles of characters doing their own thing, yet still finally writing the end.
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“Over the years, the kitchens I grew up in and around continued to draw me in, like a moth to a flame, as though I might recapture whatever innocence I’d lost in that warm, fragrant space.” Sasha Martin My Childhood Kitchen Yes, it was small. A small rectangle that if...
There’s a famous saying or rule amongst writers: The first draft is just for yourself; don’t show it to anyone. Anyone; especially family and friends. Yes, first drafts are horrible in every possible sense imagined: it’s disorganized, it has grammar mistakes, has a...
I stepped on the grass and made myself into the open golf course. The morning mist crunched under my Converse's with every step I took darkening part of the cloth and I felt that coolness brushing my socks. The big birds appearing and disappearing in between and their...
Madison realizes the importance of Felicity’s friendship as she accompanies her to the airport before returning home not knowing when they will see each other again.