Beginning this month, we’ll post recent work by a writer in the Frequency community to this page of our site. This month, it’s “The Novice Writer” by Mark Gresens. Mark wrote this piece in response to a prompt given in the July Open Fiction Workshop.


by Mark Gresens

My first reaction was that this was a big mistake. I sat down and nervously took a spot at the far end of the two folding tables set up in the middle of the room. I felt that familiar lump of anguish as my muscles tightened in a hold around my throat. Why was I sitting here, scared to death, in this writing class?


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