Tag: short story

May 22, 2015 / / Art
October 8, 2014 / / Art
March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized

It was at Camp Sheridan that Zelda met a young officer named Scott Fitzgerald. He was beautiful, like Zelda — they were both petite, with blond hair and light eyes. Years later, in her autobiographical novel Save Me the Waltz (1932), she wrote: “He smelled like new goods. Being close…

March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized
March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized

“She was beautiful – but especially she was without mercy.” Fitzgerald’s second novel is a typically decadent tale of a jazz age tycoon-to-be and his destructive marriage to a distant but beautiful wife… and the bottle. It is a fable of art deco lines and loose morals, gorgeous gowns and…

January 6, 2014 / / Architecture

I’ve found another captivating writer on WordPress… A Grim Modern Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a nice house in an upscale neighborhood. She wanted most of all to disappear into the crowd and be like all the other kids so that no…

December 18, 2013 / / Art
November 2, 2013 / / Uncategorized

“Can I get a drag?” he asked. I gave him my smoke and watched him suck: high cheekbones, full lips, wide open eyes. He looked down at his phone and started playing a video. It was his Instagram. “WB11. Model, actor, but more a performer than anything,” he said. I…