• I strongly feel that trying, in a first draft, to make every sentence shine and be perfect before moving on to the next one is a recipe for never finishing a novel (or possibly even a paragraph!).
    Curtis Sittenfeld
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Randolph Lundine Writing Prompts

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Just Write (26)

I've never been much of a joke person. I never tell them right and often fail to find them funny. But you have to admire their staying power. The world over, generation after generation, people have been cornered at parties and told hilarious and horrible variations of this: 

A (insert profession/gender here) and a (insert sentient being you might not expect) walk into a bar...

Let's turn that into a story today. You've got your first line. Comedy, tragedy, or farce--it's up to you. 

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