Welcome, Weary Traveler

How in the world did you get here? You must be in dire straits to navigate to such a backwater. Nevertheless, you have arrived, so why not take a look around?

This is Pen to Paper, Indy’s most notorious coterie of misfit writers.

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If you want to learn more about the group and how we operate, check out Newbies Start Here! to learn the basics.

And be sure to check out our Rules of Write Club and acquaint yourself with our guiding principles.

A Typical Friday Evening

A Typical Friday Evening

Member Content

Our members are always writing, always creating, always doing. Check out some of their stuff!

Robert Frost
DAY 45 (June 24th, 2017) Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel [...]

Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: It’s All BS

I've become an inward-turning thing
Like the legs of a spider, dying
Curling into an asterisk across my abdomen
No longer do I [...]

Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Theodore Roethke
DAY 43 (June 22nd, 2017) Theodore Roethke

Root Cellar

Nothing would sleep in that cellar, dank as a ditch,
Bulbs broke out of boxes [...]

Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: It’s All BS
Rainer Maria Rilke
DAY 41 (June 20th, 2017) Rainer Maria Rilke

From the Book of Hours

We must not portray you in king's robes,
you drifting mist [...]

Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: It’s All BS
Ralph Waldo Emerson
DAY 39 (June 18th, 2017) Ralph Waldo Emerson


Daughters of Time, the hypocritic Days,
Muffled and dumb like barefoot dervishes,
And marching single in [...]

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: It’s All BS
Stephen Crane
DAY 37 (June 16th, 2017) Stephen Crane

In the Desert

In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his [...]

Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: It’s All BS