Special Sunday Newsletter: December 25, 2022

Glimmer (Panasonic ZS200) by Sage Millen, 13; published in Stone Soup November 2022 A special announcement from William Dear Friends! Firstly, on a personal note, I hope you all have a truly fabulous Christmas Day. My daughter and I will cook our Christmas meal on our fireplace. Some years ago, I wrote a book called […]

Saturday Newsletter: December 17, 2022

Snow Stream (iPhone 8) by Kaeden Kobayashi, 10; published in Stone Soup December 2022 A note from Emma Wood Every year, I like to spend the second half of December reflecting on the previous year. I ask questions like, Whom do I wish I’d spent more time with? What do I wish I’d spent more […]

How Stories Work—Writing Workshop #51: The Ghazal

An update from our fifty-first Writing Workshop with Conner Bassett A summary of the workshop held on Saturday, November 26 Somewhat of a theme for this fall session, this week we focused on another example of form poetry: the ghazal. In a ghazal, we learned, the poem is written in an unlimited amount of couplets; […]