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.

If you haven’t visited our Meetup site, I’d urge you to check it out! You’ll get the latest scoop on upcoming events.

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!

DAY 31 (February 5th, 2018)

ice drops
remain
long after frozen rain fell

on an open umbrella

a bulwark
heavy
against all that is hurtful

the sun
may one [...]

Mon, Feb 12, 2018
Source: It’s All BS

Well, I've been a bit remiss in taking photographs. I feel the cold weather is mostly responsible. I just haven't [...]

Sat, Feb 10, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
hillside
DAYS 28, 29 and 30 (February 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2018)

DO YOU HEAR THEM?

Do you hear them?
You spoke those words [...]

Thu, Feb 08, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
DAY 27 (February 1st, 2018)

A KISS

I feel a kiss
flutter between us—

  a timid butterfly

Our lips don't touch
Not a kiss, as such—

  just [...]

Tue, Feb 06, 2018
Source: It’s All BS

Well, I've been a bit remiss in taking photographs. I feel the cold weather is mostly responsible. I just haven't [...]

Mon, Feb 05, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
The Old Church at Egmond aan Zee Jan van Goyen (Dutch, 1596-1656)
DAY 26 (January 31st, 2018)

LIFE AND DEATH

There is life and death in life—
in every verdant hillside
in every fallen bridge
in every [...]

Sun, Feb 04, 2018
Source: It’s All BS