Advice for Finicky Eaters #1LinerWeds

Here’s another one-liner drawn from the And Yet He Lives files.

One of the kids was complaining about something I had cooked. Charlie, in an attempt to be encouraging, took a bite and said,

Everything doesn’t have to taste good for you to eat it.

And yet he lives.

This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s weekly blog hop, One-Liner Wednesday. If you have a one-liner or just like them, follow the link.

I’m posting today at The Write Type about editing the new Pimchan story and about Cixin Liu’s The Three Body Problem Trilogy.

A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Write about encouraging words that come out wrong.



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “Advice for Finicky Eaters #1LinerWeds

  1. Dan Antion

    November 21, 2018 at 8:00am

    That sounds like something I would say. I’m sure he meant well.

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      Marian Allen

      November 21, 2018 at 8:02am

      I’m sure he did, too. We’ve certainly enjoyed quoting him over the years. 🙂

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