This story was originally preformed as a stand-up routine at the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writer’s Conference, seen only by the 600+ in attendance. Here is the story, shared for newsletter subscribers. To see it, please subscribe to the Robb’s newsletter.
It’s still dark outside, 6:30 am, but I’m just flying with “Mojo,” inspired by the words of Sophfronia Scott. She’s the morning keynote for the #virtualerma, Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. I was not familiar with Sophfronia or her work, but I just looked at the link provided to her account of the Sandy Hook shooting. […]
Tonight is the kickoff for the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, and I’m going to be one of the 20 people who won and getting a shout-out for my story. Awards Photo As you can see, the theme was “Sister-Stories,” and my entry was about teaching my little sister to tie her shoes, or more precisely, […]