Creative Non-Fiction Category

How to make an espresso

How to make an espresso: Not really about making coffee.

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Internet Friends

Internet friends are real friends.

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Quit

YeahWrite #447 Microprose: an object you are (or your main character is) happier without in 47 words

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An inconclusive list of things I’ve learned from having a puppy in the house (again)

Tiles are a godsend. Carpet accidents happen. Despite your best efforts. Money spent on a good carpet cleaner is never a waste. Reading instructions and learning the proper use of your carpet cleaner is time well spent. Puppies (like teens) eat a lot. They will eat pretty much any everything. Puppies have two speeds; full […]

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My friend, Bear

When a dog died in an early reader children’s book, we were not okay.

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How not to make my father’s sardine achar

How not to make my father’s sardine achar — on forgetting and remembering a death anniversary

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Inheritance of fear

Climbing rocks and a parent’s anxiety for YeahWrite #420’s Microprose Challenge.

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Love is a string of cheese

‘Who says a heart must be rent
At an emotional whirlwind’s whim?’ Poetry this week for the YeahWrite #416 NonFiction grid.

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Ripples

Ripples from the Christchurch terror attacks are still spreading. YeahWrite Nonfiction #415

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Silky Sidney

She pinched off a piece of the tiny banana between the tips of her fingers and thumb. Sun-ripened and sugary-sweet, it was harvested earlier that morning from one of the many banana plants in her sprawling, verdant, over-planted garden. She mashed it meticulously, breaking up large chunks so there would be no choking hazard. Then […]

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