Year End Open Mic (November 2013)

Dear Writers:

I think 21ºF qualifies as “frightful.”

snowWherever you are, the cold (or hot) weather is certainly relative, but nonetheless it was wonderful to be warmed by an evening of fantastic readings at November’s Open Mic at Village Books. Continue reading

Selfies, Greek Gods & Jerry Garcia: Just Another Open Mic at Village Books (October 2013)

Dear Writers,

October may be over, but this Open Mic at Village Books was pretty unforgettable. From chicken chases to daring detectives to plainly good dope, the stories came fast and furious and from every direction! Not sure where Halloween fit in, but it didn’t seem to matter in the least.

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2014 Open Mic Themes

Dear Writers,

The other day I went to a coffee shop and did nothing but drink coffee. Well, chai with soy to be precise. I didn’t go there to write or meet a writing friend, or even a non-writing friend. I just sat in a comfy chair and consumed my beverage. The entire experience was strange and unsettling.

<Absolutely no sensible transition here.>

Open Mics are the last Monday of each month at Village Books. Each writer gets 7 minutes to read. It's a blast! Hope to see you there!

Open Mics are the last Monday of each month at Village Books. Each writer gets 7 minutes to read. It’s a blast! Hope to see you there!

Here’s the preliminary themes for Open Mic at Village Books in 2014! These may adjust slightly as we get closer to the date, but no worries since they’re entirely optional anyway. But if you’re one who finds inspiration in themes, here you go: Continue reading