avoiding the big bang

United States

writes abt: books, cats, and self-deprecation
anti -isms and -phobias

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my writing is obscure and not very readable. have fun.

avoiding the big bang (United States) published:

Olive Tree Bed

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    Penelope only ever loved her son and her spindle, and both were being twisted, slowly, out of her control.
    It was not new to her––her life had been twisted from when she was a young girl, barely adolescent, and her father arranged her to marry a wealthy, ambitious man ten or twenty years her senior.  The man towered over her, huge and muscular and often violent.  Every occurence or milestone seemed to involve his fists.  He beat her when he...

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avoiding the big bang (United States) published:

Disappearing Earth

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1. Seemingly one those critically acclaimed works about the feminine experience.

2. Revolving around missing children.  There have been weirder things?

3. A conclusion––yawn.

4. The children never come home.  (A final-ten-pages sort of revelation).

5. Why did you take me through over 240 pages of the feminine experience to get to 10 pages of missing children never coming home?  I want to sob at this sad book.  Please let me sob.  I fear I may fall asleep first.

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Career Considerations

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020

    As it turned out, Ruth hated most things.
    The first seven years of her life had revolved around food.  She wanted to cook, she wanted to be a master.  She wanted to make gourmet soups on desert islands out of muck and scorpion juice on like on TV.  In her earliest memories she crouched over a plastic pot trying to boil tufts of brownish grass and mayonnaise into potions to cure diabetes.  She would freeze gobs of ketchup...

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