Monthly Archives: April 2013

Call it sleet

I was besotted with the online journal Sleet as soon as I saw it, first because of the line (a true exchange from a writing workshop) that gives it its name: “Ice crystal rain fell from a gray-black sky.” “Ice crystal rain? Why don’t you just … Continue reading

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500 Words

Exactly–not 499, not 501. That was the challenge put out by Marco Polo Arts Magazine last year. I thought it would be a terrific editing exercise, and it was: slicing and dicing a 3000-word essay down again and again, until it was … Continue reading

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