19 June 2019
When I was twelve or thirteen, a friend’s father, a somewhat pompous college professor, the kind who insisted on being addressed as Doctor…. told me I would never amount to anything.
As I say my gratitude prayers for today, I include him, that adult who was obviously so damaged or insecure that he felt compelled to strike out at a child. I took what he said as a challenge, a dare, a call to my Aries spirit to not only succeed, but to also surpass not only his poor expectations, but the much greater ones I already had for myself then.
Make art about success being the best revenge.
18 June 2019
Make art about what’s concealed.
So much literary excitement happening around here! Check out these two calls for submissions, one for online journal publication, the second for participating in an exciting new Virginia reading series!
K’in: A Literary Journal Celebrating the Range and Diversity of Voices Under Our One Sun, seeks fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and submissions from Young Writers!
Womxn at Red Door 104: Words & Art A New Reading Series Celebrating Virginia Women, Woman-Identifying, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, & Nonbinary-Identifying Writer
SUBMISSION DETAILS HERE!
17 June 2019
Make art about what you’ve got up your sleeve.
16 June 2019
My dad was one of the funniest, gentlest souls to ever walk the planet. I wish my youngest son had had more time with him.
Make art about grandfathers.
14 June 2019
“Stay true to it, Missy. Don’t doubt it. YFBD, baby. Your first best destiny.” -John Little Bear Eaton
Make art about your first best destiny, about finding and trusting the path you were born for, about believing and following your heart.