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

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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!

Novel X
DAYS 57, 58, 59, 60 (August 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th 2018)

WILDFLOWERS (thirdish draft)

A peasant boy gathers wildflowers
for a girl—now a [...]

Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAYS 55, 56 (August 5th, 6th 2018)

NATURE (unfinished)

People don't remember
the way it used to be.
The yardstick of nature
is only a [...]

Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAY 54 (August 4th, 2018)

A COMPANY OF ANGELS (unfinished)

Provisionless—
armed only with my heart's calling,
faltering in a narrow corridor
between the beginning [...]

Tue, Aug 07, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAYS 52, 53 (August 2nd, 3rd 2018)

I SAW YOU IN A PAINTING (unfinished)

I saw you in a painting—
under a bone [...]

Sat, Aug 04, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAYS 48, 49, 50, 51 (July 29th, 30th, 31st, August 1st, 2018)

HALF-THOUGHTS (unfinished)

They march
like grim-faced soldiers from the front
ragged, exhausted, [...]

Fri, Aug 03, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAYS 46, 47 (July 27th, 28th, 2018)

SERPENT SUN (unfinished)

The serpent sun of bronze, warlike man
breathes fire in his fingers,
fire on [...]

Thu, Aug 02, 2018
Source: It’s All BS