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Write a short memoir (100-400 words) that has to do with reading or writing—the moment you discovered you could read or write your name, for example, or the class where you practiced making letters, or the person who inspired you to write. Post your story as a reply to this message. Be sure to give your story a creative title. List the title in the Subject field.
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Imagine a character in a difficult or frightening situation. Write a passage beginning with the character’s action, then show us the scene through the character’s eyes. Us no “filters.” Your passage should be between 250-500 words.