NaNoWriMo 2020… Here We Go!

NaNoWriMo 2020… Here We Go!

We’re just over a week away from the start of NaNoWriMo and we’ve been putting all the pieces in place. This year, the lineup is completely full and we have some new writers as well. I can’t wait to read what you all come up with. The most exciting...
Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity

by Betsy Gross I grew up in Edina, Minnesota and New Canaan, Connecticut. Anyone who knows about America’s suburbs will recognize these two places as being among the most exclusive in America. I tell you this because, while as a child I lived in privilege, in reality...
Cultural Diversity

Enough of This

by Jennifer Karchmer I was invited to write a blog post that explored the theme of “Resist.” Is it fitting that I resisted sitting down to write the post, or is that irony at its best? I have always had trouble meeting deadlines (shh, don’t tell my editor). But what...
Cultural Diversity

Resistance is Sometimes Futile

by Marla Bronstein I’m a writing whore. When asked if I’d write on the topic of the word “resist,” and when I realized that it would be printed on November 5, I had to say yes. Even without thinking. As of November 4, I am 60 years old. I suppose that makes me...
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OTHER

by Drue BeDo Hunkering, the inward coil wraps self into self. Ribs hug soul. Notice how, even as the air grows thin, concentrated breathing becomes the language of hope. We’ve been here so many times before. Snakes draw in before they strike. It’s how...
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Resisting in Spain

by Karuna Tzadi Arnold Helena and Karuna age eleven, played soccer with the boys in their school. But the boys would not let other girls play, as they did not think they were good enough. The girls complained to their teacher Esther and she decided to have a debate in...

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