Shannon Stacey

Writing with the Staceys

The following conversation took place between the hours of…um, the time I got up and the time I went to bed?

(Speaking of which, thank God “24” is over for the season. WTF was that? Besides the storyline that made no sense, having Jack Bauer say “I’m at a crossroads”? Gag. Oh, and LOST writers? :censor: you, people, and the Vespas you :censor:ing rode in on, too. At any point during the writers meetings, did anybody say “But why wouldn’t Charlie step through the opening and then close the door behind him?” W T F was that? And yet Jericho gets the axe. Brilliant, people! Bloody :censor:ing brilliant!)

So where was I? Oh yeah, the conversation…

Short Kid: Mom, read my story!

Me: Wow, it’s awesome! But why did you write it on a napkin?

Short Kid: Because I had to write it down before I forgot it and I couldn’t find a paper.

Pop quiz:

So if (A) my short kid’s scribbling stories on napkins and (B) my tall kid’s angry with me because he’s missing a day of school tomorrow to go ride his ATV, was A or B left on my doorstep by aliens?

4 comments to “Writing with the Staceys”

  1. May
      · May 24th, 2007 at 10:35 am · Link


    If it were A…then you were probably left on your parents’ doorstep by aliens too. :hide:

  2. Lori
      · May 24th, 2007 at 10:54 am · Link

    ummm…. do your kids have the same alien parents as mine? I swear they are clones of mine. fuh-reaky! And i totally agree about 24, btw. AND Jericho.

  3. Alison
      · May 24th, 2007 at 2:53 pm · Link

    I read on that the Charlie door could only be sealed from the inside . . . I went to bed before that part because I knew it was coming and didn’t want to see.:cry:

  4. Nora Roberts
      · May 25th, 2007 at 7:25 am · Link

    “But why wouldn’t Charlie step through the opening and then close the door behind him?”

    YES!! I bitched about that to my husband while Charlie was dying. No point, no point to his heroic, selfless death.

    TVSquad? Okay, but it doesn’t make sense it could only be sealed from the inside–and how would he KNOW that? He didn’t work there.

    Obviously, this pissed me off. LOL. Kill him if you gotta, but make it work, damn it.

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