Three years ago, our neighborhood was evacuated while we were out of town for a family wedding. I kept joking to anyone who would listen that I had my family and my laptop and that was enough, but I wasn’t okay. Especially after a friend called and told me two houses on our street burned down but she didn’t know which.

Are you, like us, longing for a little vacation with friends and family? Are you, like us, struggling to nurture your creativity amid chaos? Ready to give your writer’s block a vacation? We are, too! Come join us for our Summer Flash Fiction Festival! Is this a contest?

You care about writing diversely. You know how important it is to have accurate representation in your stories. You want to include characters whose experience is outside of yours. It’s easy to find examples of writing gone wrong, but where do you start to get it right?