Describe your demographic group. Describe the stereotypes of your group that you confirm. Describe the stereotypes you subvert.

We are cisgendered lesbian fuckboys, philanthropic fraternity swim stars, and bisexual YouTube videos with our pronouns in the description below.   We are derailed carbon emissions majoring in microaggressions, viral vocabulary immune to truth,   and vaccinated voyeurs on free trips to the Israeli perspective.   We are black silhouettes against the setting Constitution, ephemeral …

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Your Most Transcendent Ice Cream Experience

It is not quite evening in the early days of summer & your bare thighs are on my mother’s deck furniture. You tell me how conventional wisdom has steered you wrong and how sunburns remind you of your parents' divorce  & I think about the night I took you out for ice cream and later …

Write from this quote from Claude Levi-Strauss, “I am the place in which something has occurred.”

I am the fallout of a sunny day in September. I am in debt from listening to lectures spewed from the mouths of journalism professors who openly admit to being cynical about the jobs I’m applying for. But what options do I have with student loan payments and journalism being what it is today?   …

Honesty

Many successful writers have contributed to advice books, advice blogs, advice twitter accounts, sharing their Expert advice on writing. And so many of them say: tell the truth. That’s it. Whether it’s fiction or otherwise, tell the truth. And I say to myself okay, I can do that. I took classes on how to tell …