writing

One Year

It’s the one year anniversary of Writing Elves! Yes, I’m pretty excited. I started this blog as a way to force myself to write each week. I asked some blogging friends for advice and sort of just jumped into the… Read More ›

It’s a Guest!

We interrupt our normally scheduled blogpost to bring you the following short story by guest blogger Shoshy Ciment. Thanks for filling in this week, Shoshy, while we continue to unpack our computers. Enjoy her short story! You can follow her… Read More ›

Fear

I am generally not an overly fearful person, but there are a few things that I am constantly nervous about: 1. Getting buried alive. 2. Having my skirt stuck in my underwear when I leave a public restroom. 3. Thinking… Read More ›

Talent for Sale

I’m worried that we’re losing talent. Real talent. Before you swing me up and flog me with names of artists and writers, filmmakers and musicians, hear me out. We can definitely do things better than we could a hundred years… Read More ›

Death of Handwriting

I recently proctored the PSAT for approximately 85 tenth and eleventh graders. The PSAT doesn’t really mean anything in terms of getting a kid into college. I mean, it does qualify top scorers for  the National Merit Scholarship (which is definitely nice), but PSAT scores… Read More ›

Flash Fiction

We interrupt our normally scheduled blog post to bring you the following Flash Fiction (sponsored by LitStack). Hope you enjoy. He left me the car. Of course he left it to me. It was the final slap, the ultimate insult. … Read More ›