Stories tagged writing-challenge

why are we feeding the lawyer?

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They were press­ing her about the money, it was always about the money.

raging bull guy

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I’d made that shot a thou­sand men­tal times, and when it counted, I missed. It hap­pens.

the global obscenity of your monthly $100 coffee habit [revised]

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My sixth grade teacher used to tell us all the time about how being poor is nowhere near the same as liv­ing in poverty.

thumbing through the Jesus book

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We’re on our way out, my brother and me, to the grave­yard.

we used to drop her off along the way

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We do it all the time...

running tap

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Does the stuff at the dollar store really work as well as the stuff at Calvin Klein?

Audition

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My piano tutor, a walnut-faced shrew, rapped my knuckles with her small plastic baton to smack them back into the proper tempo, an adagio I’d mastered weeks before. One hour until the audition and damn if this woman didn’t break the skin of two of my fing