The┬áprompt: Signs of Life. The deadline: Midnight Thursday, Feb 21. The word count: 500 max. How to submit your lit: You’re going to need a blog for this. If you don’t have one already, throw one up on WordPress or wherever and drop your link in the comments or join To Live and Write in Alameda on Facebook and drop it there. It …

The prompt: Footprints in the Sand. The deadline: Midnight Monday, Feb 18. The word count: 500 max. How to submit your lit: You’re going to need a blog for this. If you don’t have one already, throw one up on WordPress or wherever and drop your link in the comments or join To Live and Write in Alameda on Facebook and drop it there. …

Join us for a quick and dirty dive into the pleasure pool of hiding personal narratives in fiction. First we write our personal truth, twice, in narrative non-fiction form. We pull true-to-memory thoughts, feelings, and experiences from real life and put them on paper. Then we dig around to uncover the larger human truths within. Once the two truths have been identified, we …

The prompt: The Corner Park. The go time: 12:01 a.m. Monday, Feb 4The deadline: Midnight Wednesday, Feb 6. The word count: 500 max. The stories: Heidi Benson Stagg Roberta Anne Robertson Philip Dangler Sam DeLaune Paul Corman-Roberts Olivia Brannan Flash Lit Feb is all about quick storytelling with minimum editing. Be it poetry, prose, stream of consciousness, or cartoons, just have fun with the …