If I were a bell

I can’t remember what it is exactly that Nick said to me last week when I was scribbling in my notebook with dull devotion, as if it were algebra homework. But whatever it was that he said, it made a crack in my practice. Somehow… I have never gotten the hang of enjoying myself while I write. Compulsive interrogation with excessive force would be a better description of my process. But when Nick asked me what I wanted my writing to be like, I said funny. But how could I be funny if I wasn’t having fun?


Author: Emily

Writer/ Librarian

1 thought on “If I were a bell”

  1. i think i know this typist. very funny, thanks for the chuckle.

    i like this post. i want so badly to be a better painter, i work so hard, do i forget to have fun/enjoy it while i am doing it?

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