Today’s writing prompt: Opening line from Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts: “You must not tell anyone, my mother said, what I’m about to tell you.” Or: You must not tell anyone . . . Or: My mother said . . .
Erma Bombeck Writing Competition is now open! Competition closes February 17, 2014 at 8 A.M. (EST) Capture the essence of Erma’s writings and you could win $500 and a free registration to the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop! Personal essay must be 450 words or less. Submission guidelines click here.