Wait, The Weekly Knob could be stalked by the Grammar Mafia? -Looks around in panic- To be honest I wasn’t thinking of The Weekly Knob as a publication for flagship stories at all. In my mind it is more exercise for your creative muscles. A literary gym.

I’ve spend a year in a sketch club. Six artist would come together and we’d all pay a model to sit for us, 5 minutes a pose. That’s a very short time for a drawing. Sometimes what we created was brilliant. Sometimes it was awful. But each time you put your pencil to paper your art would improve. I am not even a ‘real’ drawer, I sculpt. But that year helped me enormously with the proportions of my human figures. Any success I have as a visual artist I credit in part to this sketch club. And aside from that it was loads of fun.

That is what I was thinking of when I read the stories inspired by S Lynn Knight’s line about giving writers a prompt like ‘doorknob’. How awesome it would be to have a sketch club for writing. That’s why I suggested a short time span for a deadline. And I think our writers do have fun being challenged like this.

The idea someone would bitch about how our sketches lack polish never occurred to me.

Writer of fiction, blogs and erotica. Frequency in that order. Popularity in reverse.

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