Jan 2012 Open Mic

Dear Writers,

Last night’s open mic started the year right! We had an awesome crowd and heard some wonderful stories, poems and essays that had everyone alternately laughing or thoughtful. The talent in this county is truly amazing. Thanks to everyone who came out to join in a great evening. The next open mic is February 27; bring your Valentine tales of the beloved, the unloved, the undead— Continue reading

Bob’s in Burlington

Dear Writers,

Last night I met writer Cate Perry at the Bob’s brew pub that’s in some guy’s field (read: Bob’s Burger and Brew in Burlington). Growing up in Bruneau, Idaho (population ~97), I would’ve loved some guy to put a restaurant in his field. I told Cate I was having trouble figuring out how to end a story. She listened to my summary and then said, “Wouldn’t it make sense that when the character finally gets what he wants, Continue reading