Ah, Gemma Arrowsmith, you do silly people so well…
I love Gemma Arrowsmith’s comedy sketches. They’re from across the pond but easily translate into U.S. circumstances. Take this one, which skewers the differences between our economy and the one our parents and grandparents lived in. It’s called Win Your Parents’ Lives. Enjoy, or at least, try not to be bitter.
When I was a sophomore in college, a person whom I will call Joey P. kept inflicting himself on me. He’d wave and greet me, sometimes from great distances. When closer, he’d press me to smile and cheer up. I loathed him with the white hot intensity of a trillion suns, and even today, thinking about… Continue reading Gemma Arrowsmith “Cheer Up!”
Gemma Arrowsmith knows:
I’ve just taken my new mystery project over 50,000 words, and since I intended this to be a shorter piece than my last two, that means I’ll have first draft soon. Then the revision begins. I already have targets in mind, but I’m sure more will arise when I read material out loud, stumble over… Continue reading Turning the Odometer Over Again
From the marvelous Gemma Arrowsmith.