sunny morning – my hands feel the warmth in a new bag of compost ©2018 Marina Bellini I discovered late in life the joy of writing haiku. Now I just keep going. Advertisements
by Brenda Anderson Every year I wait for spring, when the sun’s overhead, the flowers are waist-high and the wind tickles the grass. I don’t know the names of the flowers: they’re like overgrown weeds, tall, spindly, with small nubby yellow heads. There’s a clean, fresh perfume in the air, too, like a door leading…
a response to January’s #Wonderfold Prompt
Our winner this month is “Growth” written by Debbie Feller! Thank you to all who participated and please remember to keep submitting because you never know if you wil be our next Wonderfold Winner!
And we are back with another inside look at the people behind the Folded Word! This week we are focusing on our Fiction Editor, Casey Tingle. Below are some tidbits about her work, fun facts, and advice for future editors. Thanks for reading this new edition of #EditorProfile! 1. Folded Word: What is your title…
As I sit in the warm dining room of JS Graustein, I relax with a warm cup of tea as we settle in for our next Folded Word chat. #Wanted is the brainchild of that discussion. Now that the Editor in Chief has taken over acquisitions I wanted to find out what she’s looking for in submissions as we bring in a new editorial for the future. This article will look in depth at the topics, length, and details for the perfect Travel Narrative submission. As we got deep into conversation, one thing became clear with submissions of any kind. The submission must explore human interaction with the landscape as well as make the landscape the main focus and all other inhabitants of the land secondary to the narrative. Below you will find the formula for your Travel Narrative submission that will ensure it follows our submission guidelines.
As we kick off the new year, our Editor In Chief had the idea to introduce the Folded Word Staff to our extended Folded Word Family. For the next few months we will be sharing an editor profile that focuses on one member of the staff: what they do, what they like, and other fun little tidbits! To start things off, I’d like to introduce you all to our first Folded Word staff member: Zakariah Johnson.
A special thank you to everyone who submitted this month, it’s always a pleasure reading through the various works of literature! Our winner this month is Christina Sng with her beautiful poem The Gravity of Loss. Read, share, comment and remember to submit next time!
a response to October’s #Wonderfold Prompt
We have two winners this month! Congratulations to Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian and Marinabita. Thank you to everyone who submitted, it’s always a pleasure getting to take the time to read these little masterpieces and it’s always difficult picking a winner. Enjoy these two wonderful pieces of literature and remember to submit to our next Wonderfold Prompt!
With the release of Portraits in G Minor tomorrow, I decided it was time for a look into the book’s author, Paco Marquez. A man of many talents, I wanted to get into his mind to discover a little about who he is, what he does, and what he has to say. Below is the insight of an author who revels in mystic wonders and sees the world illuminated. So take a look at our discussion, feel free to get involved in the conversation, and check out his wonderful work when it releases tomorrow!
Our winner this month is Caroline Cecile, for her Tanka entry. We are so thankful for everyone who entered and as always we really enjoyed reading through all your poems and seeing the world through our communities eyes. I now invite you to enjoy Ms. Cecile’s work, congratulate her, and please keep an eye out for our next Wonderfold Prompt as you could be our next winner!
Our winner this month is Bidur Prasad Chaulagain, for his entry of “Heart Rupture!” Once again thank you everyone who entered, we really love reading through all your poems and seeing how creative our community is. I now invite you to, sit back, relax and enjoy Chaulagain’s work and please keep a watch out for our next Wonderfold Prompt, you could be our next winner!
As an avid reader, I am often curious about how writing process authors use and what inspired them to write. So I was very pleased to find answers to these questions and more when I had the opportunity to interview our own Marcus Speh, author of the newly released Gisela. I hope you enjoy Speh’s insight into the world of writing and please feel free to share it, contemplate it, and talk about it.