Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Writer. Attorney. Detroit City FC Til I Die.

In November 2018, I learned through Robert Polt (author of The Typewriter Revolution) that an anthology of typewritten works was being contemplated for publication.  First, he and the editorial panel sent out the feelers to see if there was anyone interested in contributing to it.  This wasn’t going to be a random collection of typewritten …

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  Joe Van Cleave’s first typing assignment of 2019 was a helpful one for me.  I’ve had this character bouncing around in my head (along with some of the other characters surrounding him) for a number of years.  I just haven’t focused on him that much.  I did have a couple short stories published in …

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Typing Assignment #20 from Joe Van Cleave’s YouTube channel (which you should subscribe to because he has all sorts of neat videos on typewriters and other cool stuff) is to type a one-page piece on a pet peeve.  Could be a personal pet peeve.  Could be a fictional piece involving a pet peeve. This was …

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Typing Assignment #17 from Joe Van Cleave’s YouTube channel “is to write a story inspired by a found photographic print.” Instead of using any of my photos, I went out to find a photo to use for this assignment.  With Detroit City FC in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup tournament, I drove down to …

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Joe Van Cleave’s Sixteenth Typing Assignment was a fun one.  “Write about a personal artifact in your possession. Fiction, nonfiction – use the object in your piece however you wish.” It didn’t take me long to decide which personal artifact to write about.  I’ve had it for close to forty years, and its history prior …

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Joe Van Cleave’s eleventh typing assignment is a one-page Halloween story. “(W)e’ll be writing on the subject of Halloween. It could be from any angle: history, personal accounts, fiction, even anti-Halloween. Whatever.” Anti-Halloween sounded interesting, but I thought it best not to put a downer on those who enjoy this holiday.  Instead, I looked to …

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Yes, this is Typing Assignment #9 for Joe Van Cleave’s blog.  I did skip TA#8 due to busyness and just wasn’t moved by the prompt. This assignment was to write a one-page hypothetical story in the life of a real-life stranger that you periodically see.  I did bend the rules a little on this one.  …

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