Save to Drafts Vol. 3

Beginning at the turn of the new year, we asked our readers to submit screen grabs of their drafts. Anything from grocery lists saved in their Notes app to tweets and texts they never sent were on the table. You did not disappoint.

Here, on an (at least) monthly basis, we share a handful of the drafts we’ve received. Our submissions, in the meantime, remain open. We hope this project may serve as a reminder for how chaotic our emotions often are, how mind-numbingly funny you might actually be, and, above all else: that you never, ever, ever have to post.

— Monica, Talk Vomit’s prose editor


Saved by: A 25 year old history teacher and record collector from Boston who is tired and would like a beer or two.

Saved by: A 28-year-old pothead, obviously.

Saved by: A very bisexual grad school dropout.

Saved by: A twenty-something with a strict plant-watering regimen.

Saved by: A 24-year-old glorified costume department secretary with too many thoughts about her cats.

Saved by: A 26-year-old woman disassociating in her partner’s bathroom.

Saved by: A 28-year-old bipedal humanoid with enough thoughts for 99 lifetimes.

Saved by: A 28-year-old in denial that 30 will be here sooner than she thinks.


Interested in submitting? Here’s how.

Save to Drafts archives:

Vol. 1

Vol. 2


We began without any seed money and rely on reader support to fund our operations. This includes costs like managing our website, hosting our podcast, as well as our mission to expand and increase payments for contributors.

If you like what we do and want exclusive access to our book club and bonus content, please consider joining our Patreon.


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