Joe Beernink


EDIT 3/14/2012 – The Puyallup Writers Co-op is no longer meeting, as far as I know, and I am no longer involved with organizing it. Please contact the Puyallup library directly if you have any further questions. Since March of this year, my friend Ben Newland and I have been organizing a monthly get-together for writers in the Puyallup, Washington area. For those of you not familiar with the South-Puget Sound Area,… Read More

As an exercise for one of my writing groups, we put together short stories which took a a character archetype, and had them do something completely out of character. For instance, I could have written about a fireman who liked to start fires, or a bartender that didn’t drink. When I sat down to write (the day before the assignment was due, of course), I didn’t have anything I could think of… Read More