Lisa Heins

 

July Writing Prompt Co...

Congratulations to Sej Harmon, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  Sej has won a print copy of our Summer 2012 Issue: Time.   Congratulations also to Raphael, our June Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Grandma was gripping my hands tight now; I could feel a dull pain. Her worn wedding band...

June Writing Prompt Co...

Congratulations also to Sej Harmon, our April Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  There’re a million reasons! Jessie will starve and the mats and burrs in his hair will cause skin problems. Egg yolk will dry, cementing your favorite pattern into a stack of ceramic pancakes. Socks will go...

April Writing Prompt C...

Congratulations to Armelandliz, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  Armelandliz has won a print copy of our Spring 2012 Issue: Place.   Congratulations also to our March Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Kris Oh the places you’d go if you hadn’t your job Or your corn on the cob or your...

March Writing Prompt C...

 Congratulations to Armelandliz, our February Writing Prompt Contest Winner!   She wore red when she went out at night less for seduction than for safety as she’d heard somewhere sometimes that red cars were less likely to get into fender-benders. It seems for that for her it...

February Writing Promp...

Congratulations also to our January Writing Prompt Contest Winners!  C.A. Head Sometimes a bit of music brings her to mind, Coltrane or Nyro or Chopin. But always she comes in the dawn reverie. It’s why I never press the doze button; never punch my pillow for the softest cradle. I fight...

January Writing Prompt...

Congratulations to C.A. Head, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  C.A. has won a print copy of our Winter Issue: Beginnings and Endings.  Congratulations also to our December Writing Prompt Contest Winners!  Jessica Hambleton My chair cost twenty dollars. And I could tell. Waiting for...

December Writing Promp...

Congratulations to C. A. Head, our November Writing Prompt Contest Winner! (1) “Fall,” I repeated incredulously. “Your name is Fall?” You could tell she had this conversation regularly. She closed her eyes, inhaled deeply and dived into the account of her hippie parents who honored...

November Writing Promp...

Congratulations to our October Writing Prompt Contest Winner! Chrissy718 “Something wicked this way comes.” As soon as the words tumbled from his mouth, the lights flickered. Gina, becoming annoyed at yet another of Robert’s dramatic schemes to frighten her, warned him to stop....

October Writing Prompt...

Congratulations to Olive Love, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  Olive has won a print copy of our Fall Issue: Transformation.   Congratulations to our September Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Chrissy 71871 We scrubbed. We scoured. On hands and knees, we cleaned until our skin was...

Semtember Writing Cont...

Congratulations to our August Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Musouka John pulled me by the hand to the point of pain in his excitement. He yanked me across the foyer sneakers tripping off the carpet in resistance. The abrupt halt in the grass led to his arm thrust in pride towards the...

August Writing Prompt ...

Congratulations to our July Writing Prompt Contest Winners!  Cathaber1 Once the bells had stopped I would slip out of bed and leave through the grey shapes of the garden. I thought my footsteps made no sound, but the movement of the air was sometimes enough to disturb a mouse, who would turn...

To Everything There Is A Season Jul20

To Everything There Is...

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:” ~ Ecclesiastes 3:1 The first eight verses of Ecclesiastes 3 has been one of my favorite pieces of writing since I first heard Kevin Bacon read a portion of it in Footloose (with those dreamy eyes and...