New North
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New North

How a Mean Old Comic Started Doing Birthday Parties

A short story about a new beginning in the most unlikely way.

Photo by Levi Saunders on Unsplash

“So, what’s the problem with women who are nice?” I asked her.

I sat on the tangerine-orangish couch. I leaned against an itchy plaid throw that was on the back of it. The room smelled musky, the slight hint of sex. Or maybe that was just me. Pearl…

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Melissa Miles McCarter

Melissa Miles McCarter

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Mommy who writes on the side about mental health, family, pop culture, feminism, and more. Editor of Popoff.us — Find out more linktr.ee/lissahoop