Sunday, March 14, 2010

March 15-19 @ Everyday Genius


This week at Everyday Genius!

Monday

“What the hell,” the pickpocket lady said, peeking into the stroller while the boys shoved their sticky hands into her pockets, pulling various small toys, all made of plastic.

—from Michelle Reale’s “At the Fair”

Tuesday

He begins to play solitaire! Is this strange behavior? Should I shoot him now?

—from Dawn Corrigan’s “The Assignment”

Wednesday

That fucking spotted hyena working behind the counter—he was probably, at this very moment, laughing his anal pouch off.


—from Tamm Walters’ “The Hyena and the Gnus”

Thursday


It had a child it didn’t know; blessed that fruit with silver hands.


—from Joseph Young’s “Stories Around People” & “More from Stories Around People”

Friday

SHE LEFT HIM WITH THE TALLOW OF THEIR LOVE GONE FLABBY. It was the first line from her mystery novel-in-progress
--Augurs Under My Bed

—from Kyle Hemmings’ “Amazing Animal Facts #4” & “Amazing Animal Facts #2”

2 comments:

David Erlewine said...

This only heightens my fear you are not going to publish my story.

Good line-up for the upcoming week!

Laura Ellen Scott said...

I promise you come up in week 4--the only dude that week, btw.