OLD MAN (to barista): It's really good fun though, you have to give it a go. BARISTA: No, yeah, I definitely will! OLD MAN: But actually. BARISTA: I promise. Exit OLD MAN BARISTA'S FRIEND: You know you actually have to now. You promised. BARISTA: haha fuck no!
This was my office this morning - a little round table at Chosen Bean in Ferntree Gully. I had planned to go to Chadstone and plonk myself in my usual corner of Capital Kitchen, next to the powerpoint, but I turned right and headed east instead. It
The name Heather has featured in a lot of my writing, and she's always the same sort of character: self-loathing, lost, lonely. One day I hope she'll come out full fledged. This challenge was to choose a random sentence from a nearby paperback, then write a
Lily is "cleaning" the rumpus room. Georgia is overseeing, but not cleaning. LILY: I'm sorry it's taking so long Georgia. I'm just not as skilled as you. GEORGIA: (sadly) I know. (proceeds to clean the whole room) Lily is becoming an expert in pandering to ego.