Write Short & Share: Puente

This week’s featured short form is the puente, invented by James Rasmusson. The rules for this form are simple:

Write Short & Share: Lanturne

This week’s featured short form is the lanturne (I’ve also seen it spelled lanterne). The rules for this form are simple:

I wonder what you see…

INVITATION: All art grows out of paying attention: in sight, sound, scent, taste & touch. You are invited to craft a written response (poetry or prose, 50 words or less) to the images and scene below.

SALE: Micro Poetry Bundle

Grab 3 chapbooks for $20! All summer long we will be offering weekly themed chapbook bundles in fun origami packaging for a reduced price. This week’s feature: Micro Poetry Bundle Hints by Rose Auslander Wasp Shadows by Ben Moeller-Gaa What Was Here by Julie Warther Click here to purchase from our shop.  Promotional price good through 30 June 2016, limited to…

Belton House

Belton House is a Grade I listed building in Lincolnshire, England, which sits amid beautiful formal Italian and Dutch gardens. Once the home of the Brownlow/Cust family, it now belongs to The National Trust who open it to the public and run tours. The house is fascinating both outside and in, but the incredible gardens and vast grounds are truly stunning.

Midnight Bundle

Grab 3 chapbooks for  $20! All summer long we will be offering weekly themed chapbook bundles in fun origami packaging for a reduced price. This week’s feature: Midnight Bundle Dreamers by Samantha Priestley, a Sheffield based novelist, essayist, & playwright. Ephemeral by Miguel Lupián, the director of Penumbria, a literary project based in Mexico. Translated by Joseph Hutchison, poet laureate of…

SALE: THE Bundle

Grab 3 chapbooks for $24 $20! All summer long we will be offering weekly themed chapbook bundles in fun origami packaging for a reduced price. This week’s feature: THE Bundle The Earth Boat by Joseph Hutchison, poet laureate of Colorado The Satire Lounge also by Joseph Hutchison The Road to Isla Negra by William O’Daly, co-founder of Copper Canyon Press and…

The Roundabout

Every Wednesday evening she finished work early and drove her old Renault across town to the nursing home. It was one of the strangest routines she’d ever implemented in her life. Her mother was ninety-three. She was smaller than a rose bush. She was brittle bones beneath loose skin and eyes like faraway search lights…

WriteLife: Travel 101

The first in a three-part series. After the entire series has run, Folded Word will post a travel-writing challenge in August 2016 that includes publication opportunities. Quick quiz! What do the Eiffel Tower, Great Pyramids, Niagara Falls, The Grand Canyon and Mt. Everest all have in common to the working travel writer? I’ll give you…