31 Simple Pleasures -- Writing Prompt

On my quest to find interesting writing prompts, I came across CreativeWritingPrompts.com (a not-so-creative url). Prompt #95: “List 31...

My One Night Stand with Brussels

The Question Every Solo Traveler Dreads “Are you dating anyone?” my well-meaning relatives always seem to ask, even though...

Book Review: Around the World in 50 Years

Circumnavigating the Globe. In a Car. In the 1960s. That’s how Albert Podell began his life-long journey to every...

Embracing Boring and Living without Structure

Recently, I was accepted into Emerson College’s MFA in Creative Writing program. For those of you who don’t know,...

Character Sketch: Haircut

So I gave myself a haircut today, and then this story happened in my head…sorry for the bad pun....
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31 Simple Pleasures -- Writing Prompt
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My One Night Stand with Brussels
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Book Review: Around the World in 50 Years
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Embracing Boring and Living without Structure
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Character Sketch: Haircut
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"If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." - Toni Morrison

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Hi, I'm Hayley

Hello, I'm Hayley, a writer of stories and reviews and silly rants. I love feta cheese and sweet potatoes. I tend to write flash fiction, short stories, and may or may not be working on a novel.

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"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers." - Charles William Eliot

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