I wanted to share one of the coolest blogs ever. I've been following it for some time now, almost a year i think. it really inspires me. It's called SIX SENTENCES and i love it because it features a new passage of six sentences every day that is written by every day writers like myself. Ordinary people...extraordinary work. I was introduced to this blog through a man who came into my bookstore last year about this time. We exchanged words about our writing and reading interests and he handed me a card with the blog name and his own name so that i could look up the passage he had written that was going to be published. Read his work here: F S Hallgrimson. (you can read his other entries by clicking on the (also the author of... links at the bottom of the passage) It was such a cool connection with someone from another writing world. so, i thought in light of the one-ish year anniversary of following this I would introduce you all to it. Hopefully it will provide for you some of the inspiration that I draw from it.
One of my recent faves:
by Paige Turner
He always shouts like a typewriter and each syllable rings hard and clean. Each name comes out thick and strong, so I know they're all meant for me. I've never met anyone who knew how to say "bitch" that way. Then his beautiful mouth, his filthy mouth, tells me how I'm precious. He holds me close and I can hear his heart; each beat rises hard and clean. I'm leaving before October starts.
Paige Turner writes for a living and is infatuated with her pen name.