StreetWrites Workshop for Writing Out of the Margins


     Mutt and Jeff: the big guy and the little one. Anachronisms: Merlin uses 20th Century geek slang and the Arthurian Knight speaks in rap. Your date searches her purse, pulling out a hairbrush, a battery cable, two geese and a quart of kosher pickles. The famous chef has a secret weakness for Cheez-Wiz.

I'm using this as a rather broad category for all the odd combinations that raise a chuckle.

One characteristic of creativity is to make connections between things that are not normally connected. One of the elements of comic genius is to create original mis-matchings

Try It Out

     Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

Guidelines for Critique:

Write On!
Anitra L. Freeman

StreetWrites Workshop Exercises