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user-inactivated  ·  3267 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Today's writing prompt: The Middle

I don't write so much as just say things that happened to me in a more interesting way. I always toast to Jesus and those are my 3 rules. However, I did totally realize halfway through that I had slipped in to writing a romantic comedy, but was more disappointed in myself than my writing because it all happened that way. Why fight it?





Isherwood  ·  3267 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm imagining a totally romantic comedy ending where, in the sobriety of the morning, the character loses a booze induced cool and awkwardly falls back on the three rules of conversation over a painfully awkward breakfast.

But there's no shame in slipping into a genre just so long as you don't prop your story up on it.

user-inactivated  ·  3267 days ago  ·  link  ·  

And my cool is not booze induced. Enhanced sure, but even sober I'm a fun guy at a party. Of course, who wants to be sober?

Isherwood  ·  3267 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ah, right, I'm thinking about what happens to me in a more interesting way...

user-inactivated  ·  3267 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I guess we will have to see tomorrow. As I recall it was a silly affair of looking for my underwear while trying to not wake her up, and then getting her out of my apartment so that I could have a hangover in peace.