Jun. 29th, 2009 01:02 am
ellerkay: (Writing)
In the book I Was A Teenage Fairy, Francesca Lia Block describes several cities as if they were women. They're wonderful metaphors and I love her writing, so I decided to try and do it with Boston. I've quoted two of the passages from I Was A Teenage Fairy first, to give you all an idea of what I'm talking about, and because they're just so much fun to read.

Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley )

New York City )

And this is mine, about Boston. It's a longer, sort of a cross between a (very) short story and what Block did with hers. It's a purposeful imitation of her style, as well.

Boston )
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