Story Harvest

My summer of words may be over, but the fruits of my hard work are ripening. I may have picked my last summer squash and soy beans last month, but the peppers are finally changing color, the carrots are fat and the corn is tall. Writing isn’t that different from gardening. The first drafts are planted seeds.Continue reading “Story Harvest”

Practicing Patience: Gardening and Writing

Practicing Patience: Gardening and Writing By Sara Codair As you may know from my previous posts, patience is something I struggle with. Sometimes, I’ve wondered if my lack of patience was going to prevent me from succeeding in the writing world. I wrote about this struggle, and how it can be both a gift andContinue reading “Practicing Patience: Gardening and Writing”

Compost for Packrat Writers & Teachers

“Above the Influence,” the first story I ever had accepted for publication, was a piece of flash fiction – a 500 word story that got shortlisted by Mash. If it weren’t for the concept of compost, that probably never would have happened.