short story, bella, flowers

Little girl’s perfect short story will make you smile

Here’s a short story that can help all writers in our search for content. My friend Evelyn Amaya Ortega posted this photo of her 8-year-old, Bella, on Instagram and Facebook with the following caption. She planted the seeds. She waited patiently all summer as the plants grew… And grew… Getting taller and taller. This week, the flowers bloomed. #Happy[…]

Gay Parents: A Short and (Very) Sweet Story

Gay parents might be a fairly new topic. But it’s also a hot one. This post has garnered more page views, by far, than anything I’ve posted here. It’s a couple of years old, but timeless. (Updated January 2017) Here’s a story that proves two points. First, good stories can be short. Second, Facebook and[…]