S1 E4 An Ocean of False Starts


In this week’s writing podcast, Alli and KL! become tangled in the net of narrative as we fish for a coherent story. We use an old photograph as our jumping off point to discuss creativity, working with your muse, the ethics of Pygmalion, and the horror of a group of mermaid statues sharing a hive mind in your workshop. 

Digressions include: asking a mermaid to marry you, every 80s movie, how very wet Florida is, internalized misogyny, and the types of mermaid statues we’d like to see.

Today’s Prompt Systems: 

Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past by Ransom Riggs

A white old man posed with a mermaid statue at Weeki Wachee, FL

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