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Chill ways to wake up in my apartment building

The toddler upstairs locates a recorder and launches a one-boy parade. The next door neighbor decides that it’s time for him, and for the rest of the apartment complex, to fall in love again with the Destiny’s Child song catalog. My head bangs against the wall and/or the heating pipe when I startle from a [...]

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Taking the story for a walk

When I am struggling to write a short story, I often elect to take it for a walk. I’m like, “Come on Story, let’s get some fresh air.” So the story and I go meandering through Central Park, where my story can inhale the pure-bred piss of other stories, where it can take huge dumps [...]

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