Tag Archives: Privileged

The Wizard of Id

Literati. I pulled a story I myself wrote out of the archives. (yes, in addition to snarky comments, I really do write!) Though not written to our “Beneath the Surface” theme, it exemplifies what I am looking for. Here is a nine year old boy being taught how to swim by his father, but beneath the surface he will eventually discover krakens and sharks. My greatest hope for this website and for all who enter story submissions is that they confront in themselves and our society what really goes on beneath the surface of our lives. Great literature digs deep. Can you dig it?

Priming the Pump: Our first contest entry

(My little town.  The number is not population or elevation) Good Morning from the towers that are A Word with You Press I have no idea where this is going.  But as I have very few laurels upon which to rest, I thought it would be a good thing if I entered my own contest.  […]