Thursday, April 15, 2021
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
" It was around eight o'clock on 28 August 2000, just past the frenzy of the New York rush hour when a subway train rattled down the track into 14th Street station, in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. Danny Stewart, 34, was late for dinner with his partner, Pete Mercurio, 32."
"The baby squeezed my finger with his entire hand so hard," says Pete. "He was just staring up at me and I was just looking at him, and it was almost like he found a pressure point in my finger that just opened up my heart to my head and showed me in that moment that I could be one of his parents, one of his dads."
Memories in Diaspora: The mushroom and Lady Macbeth's hands
در سرزمین قارچ های رنگارنگ و گوناگون، من هم قارچی هستم با رنگ یگانه خودم.
Sunday, April 4, 2021
Giving the right kind of critique takes some effort and thoughtfulness.
If you're taking the time to give someone feedback on their creative writing,
either in a class, a writing group, or one-on-one, you want to give
feedback that will help that writer develop their strengths. And in
doing so, you'll be developing both your critical thinking skills and
your skills as a writer, too.
Flash fiction is a great way to hone your writing skills. Because it’s so short, it’s incredibly challenging to create an engaging, satisfying story arc within flash fiction.
Many writers struggle with using too many adjectives or cluttering up their writing with unnecessary repetition. Flash fiction teaches you to make each and every word count.