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- Top Story - January 2023
- Runner-Up in Summer Camp Challenge
An Open Letter to the British SunshineRunner-Up in Summer Camp Challenge
Dear British Sunshine, I know you're shy. I get it - I'm shy too. That's why I'm writing this letter instead of screaming at you from my backyard. But if you could challenge your shyness just long enough to stay out in the open for an entire afternoon so that we can have our annual British barbecue, I'd be ever so grateful.
An Open Letter to the Creature that lives in the Old Ramshackle Graveyard
I don’t know whether you’re a fox, or a cat, or particularly large and carnivorous squirrel, or a creaky, creepy, skeletal human who has crawled out of one of the 150-year-old graves, or an alive-and-kicking human who likes to have his dinner in an old, ramshackle graveyard of all places, and quite frankly I couldn’t care less what you are, I just beg of you to stop leaving chunks of half-chewed meat all over the place.
- Runner-Up in Return of the Night Owl Challenge
BluebellsRunner-Up in Return of the Night Owl Challenge
1 ‘I went over this on the phone.’ ‘I just want to confirm the details.’ Mark pinches the bridge of his nose. ‘Olive skin. Dark brown hair. She’s… I don’t know, average build, I suppose. Just over four foot tall. She’s tall for her age.’
How to NOT Write Every Day for a Year
There was once a time I flexed my creative writing skills on the daily and now my ability to sit down and put pen to paper is so rusty that I think I can hear my knuckles squeaking as I type. So how did I go from a daily writer to a never writer? Allow me to share my wisdom.