British born with Germanic roots (very different from Jamaican roots in the fun stakes) Lucie Britsch fears her writing career peaked too soon when she won a poopscoop slogan contest as a child. Her writing has since appeared in Barrelhouse, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, This is Pinball, The Millions and Catapult Story, and she has gained an honourable mention in Glimmer Train. She says she is working on some books but is mostly reading other people’s and realising hers is rubbish in comparison.
This story first appeared in Issue 15. Please support our work and buy a copy today.
Image By Original works: Vegas Bleeds Neon Derivative work: FRacco [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
What’s so funny?
So I was looking at getting this make-up
You don’t need make-up
Anyway, so I was looking at this make-up and looking at the reviews and it went great, great, then an OK, another great, a love love love this stuff, a marvellous
Do people still say marvellous?
So then another great, one girl really really liked how it made her eyes pop and you know how I feel about the whole eye-popping thing
You like yours staying where they should be
Anyway, so we have a lot of greats, an OK and an awesome then this girl says it should be banned
She shows him the screen