Today’s production report: Sent a submission to McSweeneys. They are supposed to answer in two weeks. The goal I haven’t mentioned yet is to submit an essay or story once a month. So January. Check.

 

Still readying The Poetry and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker.

Poem: The New Love.

Short Story: Dusk Before Fireworks

I am enjoying revisiting Dorothy Parker, she was ahead of her time with her wit and her vision of how the world worked between men and women. And her simile, “his voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets.” You know that very moment he will be  a cad. And turns out he is.