Heroes and villains, bitches and their sons, coffee-drinking, donut-eating police detectives, stargazers, starfighters, lovers and leavers, lost cats, fairies, and pink princesses. If we want to read about them, someone has to write their stories. The task falls on the writers, we the creatures of words who spend our days kicking around phrases until they fall into their rightful places. Sometimes we succeed in scaring the living daylight out of our readers or make them smile or weep or long for romance. Sometimes there’s merely a shrug. But before all that, there’s the writer’s brutal life down to the word-level:

Sounds familiar?

WordPress Daily Prompt: Creature

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