Divulging Secrets

by Patrick O'Neil There is a scene in Jerry Stahl’s memoir Permanent Midnight, where he is out in the middle of the night scoring drugs in some decrepit Los Angeles Pico-Union shooting gallery. But unlike similar passages in the book this time he has his 6-month old daughter with him, and he’s holding her in his arms … Continue reading Divulging Secrets

A Flash, a Moment, a Lifetime: the Versatile Form of Flash Prose

 by Kate Maruyama I hate to admit it openly, but I’m a long-form girl. Through my years of writing screenplays and four novels in, it’s becoming obvious that it’s my go-to form of writing. The ebb and flow of story, the building of characters, the adherence to structure, these are my comfort zones. And, as … Continue reading A Flash, a Moment, a Lifetime: the Versatile Form of Flash Prose