Question to Writers: What has been the best source and process for submitting short stories for publish?

There seems to be quite a few avenues on the web to submit and publish short stories. I would like to get some input from those of you who have gone through the process. I will soon want to share a short story I am working on. I understand that if I want to have … More Question to Writers: What has been the best source and process for submitting short stories for publish?

A Hundred Kisses

A hundred kisses a day. My sleeping husband’s prickly cheek. Coffee cup to my lips. Forehead of blue eyed daughter. “Time to wake up sweetie.” Coffee cup again. 12 times on the face of brown eyed daughter in response to her sneaking up on me. Once on the lips of blue eyed daughter. “Have a … More A Hundred Kisses

Opposites

My husband Dave and I both have entrepreneurial spirits, part of what drew us together. We are both very creative, but it in very different ways. Typically, I am great at coming up with ideas and Dave has the skill and know how to turn that idea into a piece of art. Unless he just … More Opposites

Sailing Away

Just a short essay I wrote yesterday… Sailing Away The salty waves were crashing in; she felt the warm rising sun on her face. She closed her eyes allowing her other senses to absorb the moment: the cool, gritty sand surrounding her feet, the smell of sea water, and the sound of moving water, sea … More Sailing Away

Finding the Other Shoe

A writer’s challenge is coming up with new stuff to write about. In my case I have chosen to write stories and blog about writing. I have spent the past week reading and researching about publishing, literary agents, submissions, copyright, tips and advice and today have been reading other authors’ short stories for fun. I’ll … More Finding the Other Shoe

Treasure Hunt

Now that I am getting back into writing, I have been digging through old drafts and journals from high school and college. Sort of reliving my journey to self discovery as a young adult…..one which I may very likely still be on. I didn’t realized how many little journal books and loose paper on which … More Treasure Hunt