Literati! No pussy-footin' around: Midnight your entries must roll in on little cat's feet to the towers that are A Word with You Press. As expected, there has been a litter of last-minute entries, and meow is the time to send them in, or firever hold your piece. Monica's entry, by the way, is exactly what the theme of the contest is all about, as she scratches Beneath the Surface. (One calm, summer night, think Richard Cory)
Barack Obama has a brother in China, as some of you know. But Did you know Lincoln had a brother in London? Monica Brinkman enlightens us, delivering the Emasculation Proclamation.
Literati!--Tis JULY 14th--Time to Thorn--I mean STORM--the Bastille! Without the French being revolting, I mean the revolution and all, we might never have had French kissin' in the USA or French maids! Tis no secret, His Moiness(that would be the editor in chief) is fallen French aristocracy. But I willingly would have surrendered all lands, title, and property had the charge been led by Monica Brinkman. Wanna see why? Catch a glimpse of her on her regular podcast of It Matters. Monica, my dear, please post the links and explain a bit about the show in the comment box. Oh...and the guy in your story was unworthy, anyway.
Literati, let me Edgar Allen Poes the question: Can you create a dark mystery with just 350 words? Monica Brinkman proves it can be done, if you're game.