“Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time.” – Howard Nemerov

Bus Stop (painting)

Arête de bus, by Kristian Kasi.

The two stories that came out of this week’s writing session proved as opposite as possible.

Jacob wrote a loving story between a mother and her son. Inspired by his own experience at his sixth grade science fair, he created the impressively cute An Imperfect Gift.

His prompts:

  1. Mother’s Day
  2. Surrounded by water
  3. An Inventor.


For a more nihilistic read, ZB’s Bus Stop captures the cynicism of an authoritarian society. He used his prompts to supplement an ideology not entirely his own.

His prompts included:

  1. Police State
  2. Bus Stop
  3. Grocer

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