(Wallie and the Evil Goblet) Wallie the Imp is very excited about Halloween. In response to the Daily Post’s challenge on blending genres and styles, I decided to help him write an instructional guide on how to make your Halloween decorations happy in their new home. This is fantasy from an instructional point of view.
(Elizabeth Corry) Wallie the Imp has always been fascinated by “unreliable narrators”. So am I.
Wallie likes Imps. Wallie is an Imp. Perhaps that’s his trouble. When Wallie heard about the Daily Prompt from the Daily Post—writing nonstop without thinking for ten minutes—he was naturally very excited. He thinks he is a better writer than he is and is always eager to show off. The problem is, he only writes in Impish.
Autumn is a season of endless possibilities.
Yesterday, Wallie and I met an Unkind Word. It was not a very nice Word at all.
Wallie the Imp has a relative who visits him on weekends. He is very old and Wallie knows him very well. His visits always make Wallie worry about what it would be like to be an old Imp. Wallie knows that when you are old you cannot do the same crazy things you did when youContinue reading “Wallie on Old Age”
Wallie the Imp is very fond of hats. Especially top hats.
With school semester underway, Wallie the Imp, my Friend, and I have given quite a lot of thought to our pasts, presents, and futures, and the people who have helped us get so far. Our parents and teachers figured prominently in our talk. My Friend and I wondered if we would ever make a differenceContinue reading “Wallie on Difference-Making”
Wallie asked me the other day, “Do dragons have two legs, or four?” It is an important thing to think about. “Four,” I said. “No, two. It depends.” It isn’t easy changing your mind in Impish.*