Writing 101: Day 11

Day Eleven: Size Matters (In Sentences) The assignment is to write sentences that vary in their length. Today’s Prompt: Where did you live when you were 12 years old? Ollie Ollie Um Comefree By Lenee Cobb We’d moved from one dead-end road in Lakewood to another, in a new school district. I was the outsider. Again. This was an old neighborhood, a neighborhood that every one of the neighborhood children was born into—except me—us—my little brothers and I. Our house, which was located near the cul-de-sac, was painted a pale green, a green similar to an unripe apple, a color … Continue reading Writing 101: Day 11

Writing 101: Day 10

Day Ten: Tell us something about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory. Free free to focus on any aspect of the meal, from the food you ate to the people who were there to the event it marked. Today’s twist: Tell the story in your own distinct voice. Grandma Knows Best By Lenee Cobb My Grandma Williams was known for her good cooking. She learned her cooking from her momma, another woman known far and wide and remembered fondly for … Continue reading Writing 101: Day 10