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Posts tagged ‘secrets’

Daily Prompt Love <3 The Reveal

22 July 2019 

revelation (n.)

c. 1300, “disclosure of information to man by a divine or supernatural agency,” from Old French revelacion and directly from Latin revelationem (nominative revelatio), noun of action from past participle stem of revelare “unveil, uncover, lay bare” (see reveal). General meaning “disclosure of facts” is attested from late 14c.; meaning “striking disclosure” is from 1862. As the name of the last book of the New Testament (Revelation of St. John), it is first attested late 14c.

Make art about a revelation, about what was revealed. 


Daily Prompt Love <3 In the Pages

19 March 2019 

Make art about what you found hidden in an old book.

old book

Daily Prompt Love <3 Guarded

7 March 2019 

She guarded herself like a secret.”-Jodi Anderson

Make art about being guarded, about a guarded person, or about letting your guard down. 


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Daily Prompt Love <3 Withholding

13 February 2019

Withhold, conceal, hide, hold back, keep, keep back, keep secret, refuse, repress, sit on, suppress

Withholding information, a good thing or a bad thing?

Make art about something being withheld, or about choosing to withhold, or about the results of information being withheld.


Daily Prompt Love <3 Pocket?

28 November 2017

Make art about what’s hidden in that pocket. Or about a secret pocket. 


Daily Prompt Love <3 Shhh…Don't Tell

24 June 2017

Make art about keeping a secret. 


Some Midweek Call for Submissions Love <3 Negative Capability Wants Your Secrets


NEGATIVE CAPABILITY PRESS wants to know your secrets!  Please send your secrets as prose, poetry, flash-fiction, non-fiction, and hybrid work for this special edition of the journal.

Deadline January 15, 2017.

Please visit the Submittable page and choose Literature or Artwork to view the specific submission guidelines. https://negativecapability.submittable.com/submit/

Special Sunday Call for Submissions! SubTerrain



Issue #73 (Spring) – Theme: “SECRETS”

Deadline: February 15, 2016 (postmarked—can also submit online via Submittable. See their website for more info).

Poetry, fiction, nonfiction exploring the idea of secrecy. Personal, corporate, governmental, military—secrecy is used to cement personal relationships, to guarantee state security, to harbour knowledge. Some consider secrecy one of the main sources of human conflict. “We intend to open the doors on the subTerrain confessional.”

For submission instructions, see Writer’s Guidelines: www.subterrain.ca


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