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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
DAY 24 (July 5th, 2018)

WHEN WE QUIT THE SHIVERY NEST

When we quit the shivery nest
where once we huddled under dark
and [...]

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAY 23 (July 4th, 2018)

MEMORIES

That torrent of memories
yielded no more answers.
It once overflowed the riverbanks,
but now the bed is bone-dry.

Disclaimer: [...]

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAY 22 (July 3rd, 2018)

BIRDSONG

the boy was born a birdsong—
the first note his God had strung
on that distant, dew-wet morn.

He [...]

Sun, Jul 15, 2018
Source: It’s All BS
Novel X
DAY 21 (July 2nd, 2018)

THE FALL OF ELEUS (fragment)

I am the scribe Phyphea and
from my sacred reed, the exploits of
King [...]

Sat, Jul 14, 2018
Source: It’s All BS

“No fear of that.”

I'm still thinking of the words, how they felt and tasted as I spoke them
Like water, like [...]

Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Behind every great work of literature is a great copy editor. But what if editors weren't behind it, but out [...]
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Source: Logophilius: The Lover of Words