The Genres Get Married

Your brother, Sci-Fi, is already drunk and drifting off near a gardenia arrangement, probably spacing out. Kooky Aunt Magical Realism is in The Front Row in a funny hat, primed to catch the bouquet when it's thrown. You can't place it, but something's always been off about her.

7 Microprompts for Life Stories

Camp Nano is only days away, writers. Plunging into a new project blind is always a risk, but I've found I'm more receptive to the unexpected when I haven't set my novel in stone. If you ever struggle finding something to write about, look at your own life or the lives of people around you--there's always an idea somewhere!