The Man in the Chair by Charles Beeler

                                                 THE MAN IN THE CHAIR The man was a former home renovating contractor forcibly retired due to a workplace disaster almost five years ago. It was the stupidest of accidents, something he had done countless times before without incident. On the day in question he was climbing a ladder to the second story roof…

Herbl, The Worm Who Controlled The World by Evan Dickson

Herbl the mud worm lived a quiet life, in a quiet patch of mud, in a quiet corner of a cozy forest.  It was a good life, and a very unassuming one.  Very rarely would anyone or anything bother Herbl, which was just fine.  No one would have either, had they known that Herbl was…

City Centre Community School 2015 Creative Writing Class

We finally concluded the 2015 Winter term at the City Centre Community School, where I taught a short story writing class. Of the 10 weeks + 3-week extension, we still missed 6 class days because of storms that fell every Tuesday this year, unlike last year, when they fell every Wednesday! So we really had…

Untitled poem by Glorey Wooldridge

One of my creative writing students at the City Centre Community School wrote this poem for International Women’s Day and I want to share it with you all! when I think about how we should be spurring each other on women friends comrades in the struggle to be heard it takes my breath away because…