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!

A Short Poem


My heart sank
in the pitch
upon my table a bowl
of sorrows and a spoon
made of bone.

I expected no one—
only [...]

Thu, May 24, 2018
Source: It’s All BS

Not Ready

I'm not ready to die just yet.
I'll keep pushing this body past its years.
God will forgive me if I [...]

Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: It’s All BS



Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
A Prose Poem

To Cry For Life

The bird had been broken—shot through by a huntress with a cavernous mouth and teeth [...]

Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
A Short Poem

It Fades

She did love me once,
if only for a night—
it fades and it fades
by the hour and by [...]

Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: It’s All BS

Here are some pics of downtown Indy, some windmills on the way to Chicago, and Chicago itself. Enjoy!

Tue, May 08, 2018
Source: It’s All BS