The mouth of a well brims with silence. Quench your thirst, carry it forth wherever you go. The path will lead back to it some distant tomorrow. Break your bread […]
Something told me not to go with him, but then he might take it wrong.
Exploring the thriller genre post-Gone Girl Is social media a neutral force? Thirty-one queer books with happy endings A forgotten civil rights pioneers reading list Rebecca Solnit on the […]
Many of the stories in Claire did begin as images—though not necessarily the ones you’d think of
Big congrats to Tyler Barton, Allison Kade, Jeff Landon, Holly Pelesky, and Andrew Stancek, whose stories in jmww made the longlist for the Wigleaf top 50!
Have a short short story and don’t know where to submit? Maybe you’re having trouble knowing the difference between flash, micro, and other classifications? Worry no more: The Short List […]
I’m very into flash creative nonfiction, unusual forms, and deeply personal narratives.
Congratulations to Ron Reikki, whose story “People” in jmww was selected as Longform’s Pick of the Week!
Take one step, today’s step, then leave it. Tomorrow you take another step. Whether you feel like it or not. Whether you have focus or not. Whether you feel like a fraud or not. Just take the step.
Clara Schumann bore humans and great works of art. My childbearing years are over and I hope the same is not true for me of teaching.