Imagination doesn't just mean making things up. It means thinking things through, solving [problems] or hoping to do so, and being just distant enough to be able to laugh at things that are normally painful. [Some people] would call this escapism, but they would be be entirely wrong. I would call fantasy the most serious, and the most useful branch of writing there is.
--Diana Wynne Jones

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rat Gets a Little Honor

My favorite slave boy, Rat, prefers to be invisible most of the time, but his story (told by him, written by me) picked up an Honorable Mention this month from the Utah Arts Original Writing Competition 2015. You can see the results of all the category winners here.



Thanks, Utah Arts!

Love that Typewriter on Green painting.

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations! Oh how wonderful! I hope you have a wonderful week thinking of how something you made and created made people happy and inspired. :) :) :) :)

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  2. Elena!! I just read of your honor on the LitOps email!!! This is terrific. It sounds like an interesting story. Can't wait to read it.

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