Day: June 17, 2014

The Loneliest Book Shelf in the World

My Twelve-Year-Old Library

It is non-existent. It only has a few fairy tales bought from the supermarket’s school supplies section that could pass as books. Let me race through my dimming memory to fetch all the titles: Aladdin (comics) Bambi (hardbound) Beauty and the Beast (comics) Dinosaurs (not a fairy tale but an informative book about the title, hardbound) Dumbo (hardbound) Oxford World Atlas (hardbound) X-Men Adventures, Volumes 1-3 (comics) There are other fairy tales but I couldn’t remember them. Seriously, I think I have written a lot about this topic already. I’ve written about it in the past years and in the recent past. If I’m boring you, I’ll just go ahead, stop twisting the Writing 101 challenges, and answer it. It wouldn’t be too personal, I promise. Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or an RV? Who lived there with you? Today’s twist: pay attention to your sentence lengths and use short, …