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"The Von Neumann Wives"

"The Von Neumann Wives"

Dear Story Entitled “The Von Neumann Wives,” Thanks for appearing to me last night. That was very nice of you. I like it when you guys show up. Really. I just wish there could have been some notice, first. Otherwise I would have known to get some other things done, beforehand. Like some more Foresters, or a bit more research for my Fullmetal Alchemist-meets-cognitive narratology paper. Or, you know, some baking to fuel said pursuits. Some espresso-infused brownies perhaps. Because…

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STC 1: Being Gorgeous

STC 1: Being Gorgeous

Instructions: Write a paragraph to a page (150-300 words) of narrative that’s meant to be read aloud. Use onomatopoeia, alliteration, repetition, rhythmic effects, made-up words or names, dialect — any kind of sound-effect you like — but NOT rhyme or meter. The result: