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Posts tagged ‘creativity prompts’

Daily Prompt Love <3 Nope, Not Gonna Do It

17 August 2019 

Make art about when it’s right to disobey, when it’s appropriate to be defiant. 

disobey

Daily Prompt Love <3 Keep It Safe

16 August 2019 

Make art about what you’re guarding. 

guarding

Call for Submissions! Virginia Womxn Writers! <3

Womxn at Red Door 104: Words & Art

A New Reading Series Celebrating Virginia Womxn, Womxn-Identifying, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, & Nonbinary-Identifying Writers

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Womxn at Red Door 104: Words and Art, created to celebrate Virginia womxn writers, is a partnership between Creative Writing at Longwood University and Red Door 104, a unique gallery and art learning center owned and operated by the tireless and talented Audrey Sullivan,  in historic downtown Farmville,Virginia.

The series will consist of two events annually:

  • A reading and reception in April 2020, with two featured readers and five cameo readers.
  • All selected readers will then also have the unique and exciting experience of having visual art created by central Virginia artists in response to their submitted work. This art will be revealed in a second event, an art opening at Red Door 104 the following October.

The first Womxn at Red Door 104 reading will take place from 2-4 pm on Saturday, April 4, 2020. The art opening will take place in October 2020, date tba.

Selected writers must be available to read in person, and should be willing to attend both events.

Believing that artists should be compensated when possible, we will award all selected readers a small token honorarium.

Please submit writing samples, as detailed below, along with a 50-75 word bio, via Submittable. Please include in your bio your current Virginia city of residence.

Submissions are limited to current Virginia residents.

Complete Details Here! 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Give It a Try

15 August 2019 

That GrandPerson tried mussels for the first time this year. He loved them!

Make art about trying something for the first time. 

Max scallops - cropped

Daily Prompt Love <3 Getting There

14 August 2019

Make art about reaching your destination. 

Dean destination

Daily Prompt Love <3 Uncles

13 August 2019 

My brother Bill was the best uncle, always there, always loving. My kids were so blessed to have him, and we all miss him so much, but that Love he showed them continues, especially when it comes to our GrandPerson. 

Make art about uncles, about why uncles matter. 

uncle

Daily Prompt Love <3 Out of the Rolling Ocean

11 August 2019 

Out of the rolling ocean the crowd came a drop gently to me/Whispering I love you…

Walt Whitman 

Make art about the feeling that comes when seeing the ocean. 

Max Ocean

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