A Journal Retrospective: Notes On A Dystopian Speculative Fiction Idea

Going through my old journals, I sometimes come across old story ideas that look like I wrote them late at night in a crazed state of sleep deprivation. “They” represents the government/society, I think? Here is one such example: “ Breeders Based on the date, I can only assume I came up with this ideaContinue reading “A Journal Retrospective: Notes On A Dystopian Speculative Fiction Idea”

Quarantine Writer’s Block Short Story by L.H. Westerlund

I’m excited to share the winning short story composed by L.H. Westerlund written for the contest associated with Quarantine Writer’s Block: Exercise 1. This short story seized an every day object sitting on the desk and turned it into a curiosity adventure. Enjoy! It looked inconspicuous. It looked like a hair accessory, that was theContinue reading “Quarantine Writer’s Block Short Story by L.H. Westerlund”

Quarantine Writer’s Block: Exercise 1

Object Oriented Fiction Writing How To Use An Object (Short Story // Warm Up) Visualize an object in your mind, or better yet, look for something “weird” you own. Nana’s embroidery project from three summer’s ago that she gave you for your birthday? Perfect! That Betsy Johnson cat locket ring you picked up for 50Continue reading “Quarantine Writer’s Block: Exercise 1”