Instructions for See’s Candy: A Love Song Learned from My Mother

Memorable writing that sparks imagination. Lean in. Hear the writer’s voice on the page. Instructions for See’s Candy: A Love Song Learned from My Mother By Susy Pareto “Life is a box of chocolates. Here’s how you do it,” she said without another word. Pick up a piece.         chocolate filling         marzipan         truffle         bricklePause to note the smooth, warm texture between thumb and finger.  Now, bring it to your mouth,And slowly,           steadily,                      bite down. Teeth cut through the buttery darknessLike cutting blades on a garden clipperThe sweetness seeps out like sap           covers the tongue           coats the palate           transforms the sides into                    cool     …

Just Write, Prompts

The Freedom of Freewrites

The freedom to write whatever you want. Writing freely is like soaring with no limitations. Freewrites can lead to: ~ Ruminating, resulting in new thoughts. ~ Discovery, leading to innovative realizations ~ Revelations, finding the “aha” ~ Exciting, uncover fresh ideas ~ Jubilations, the joy of making connections Writing prompts can help generate writing. There are over 600 writing prompts on The Write Spot Blog, as well as a list of places where you can submit your writing. Just Write! #justwrite #iamwriting #iamawriter

Places to submit

Riddled with Arrows

Riddled with Arrows is an online literary journal dedicated to writing about writing. “We seek (short) metafiction, ars poetica, and writing that celebrates the process and product of writing as art. No restrictions on genre or form, so long as the work is about writing, straight up.” Theme Calendar 2022 Submission periods: April 2-9: Eulogies, Epilogues, & Effigies: Writing and endings. Jun 21 – Jul 19, 2022: No theme Submission Guidelines Thank you, Guy Biederman, for letting me know about Riddled with Arrows. Guy’s writing, Affordable Shakespeare is in the 5.1 issue of Riddled with Arrows. To learn more about Guy and this shortened style of writing: May 5 and May 19, 2022: Guy will teach flash fiction writing. Free on Zoom through Recovery Writing of Idaho. #amwriting #justwrite #iamawriter