On December 16, 2012, a young physiotherapy student and her friend, who happens to be a boy, board a bus after watching The Life of Pi in a multiplex in New Delhi.
Category: August 2016
Q and A by William Thompson
People approach me on the street. They ask me if I need help. Sometimes they help without asking, and sometimes they just ask questions.
House of Animals by Tal Abbady
When a stray dog broke into the family garden one afternoon, my cat chased him back out onto the street.
The Waiting Rooms by Michael Henry
My mother is in the bedroom, its atmosphere a fog of cigarette smoke. She works through the good book of crosswords, lying on her stomach on the creaky queen bed.
Good Intentions and a Bad Idea by Anjoli Roy
The thing is, I don’t even like dogs. In my world, dogs are either small, yappy things that gnaw your ankles or monsters that slobber on your sundresses.
I Am Still Here by Emily Brisse
A three o’clock school bus. Early autumn. Monday. The sun seeps through glass and sizzles against the black seats, burning the backs of arms and legs…
Period by Gretchen Clark
In sixth grade, I came home to find a book at the end of my bed. Its title, Period, was written in big white letters, punctuated by a bright red dot.
Cowboys Are His Weakness by Kim Steutermann Rogers
I twiddle with the radio during the four-hour drive from the airport in Midland, Texas, to Big Bend National Park… Now, the airwaves match the landscape: vacant.
My Barber Ben by Barth Landor
My barber Ben cut hair in Auschwitz. He spent three and a half years in a darkness in which it would seem impossible for anything to have grown, including hair.
CRAFT: 3 Strategies for Staying Productive as a Writer by Tom Farr
I started freelance writing a few years ago…Then I started teaching high school English Language Arts and writing for fun… It’s a lot to juggle, but, fortunately, I’ve developed some habits that help me to stay productive when writing projects pile up.