If You Could Write a Memoir in Six Words, What Would It Say?

“Age nine, found the hash stash.” From Alternet: When Ernest Hemingway famously wrote, “For Sale: baby shoes, never worn,” he proved that an entire story can be told using a half dozen words. When the online storytelling magazine SMITH asked readers to submit six-word memoirs, it proved that a whole, real life can be told […]

Dear artist whose discarded canvas found its way to Value Village on Queen Street East,

I found it hiding in the toy section on a ledge above all the plushy, Disney madness. The cashier was visibly disappointed that she didn’t scoop it first. It’s a wonderful piece and I cherish it already. Thank you for your creation.

“Ellie trembled and compressed her bloodless lips.”

I’m officially declaring Orangeville’s Paw & Claws to be the town’s unofficial “romance” novel depot. We have bushels of ’em; two for a quarter. Perhaps being in the “family way” myself has made me more sensitive to this type of pulp. When I went in for my volunteer shift this week, I instantly spotted this […]

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