Welcome back to Member Monday. It’s a pleasure to feature a piece by our devoted Writers Forum President, Larry Watters. Larry’s piece had us all in stitches at our December Read Around. Welcome, Larry.
Twelve Days of Writing
by Larry Watters
On the first day of writing, my Muse gave to me … blank paper on a desk.
On the second day of writing, my Muse gave to me … 2 paper weights, blank paper on a desk, and permission to shorten this by not repeating.
On the third day of writing, my Muse gave to me … 3 cups of coffee.
On the fourth day of writing, my Muse gave to me … 4 potty breaks and further permission to shorten this even more.
… 5 pink erasers
… 6 broken pencils
… 7 pens a-leaking
… 8 gendered pronoun mistakes
… 9 oft-over-done phrases
… 10 plots a-twisting
… 11 reject letters
… 12 awards for Best Book of the Century!!!
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You are a clever wordsmith, mister!
i get it from you, sweet muse.