Imagining Literary Artists Collection

Charli Mills, of Carrot Ranch, stated in her February 20th story challenge that, “The world needs literary artists.”
“Yet, how do we define ourselves?” she asks. She challenged us to write 99 words about what it means to be a literary artist. The responses indicate, some quite eloquently, that working with words as a literary artist is an act of bravery and courage; it can be dangerous; it can be liberating and transformative; it can be a means of sharing reverence and wonder.
Read and comment on the collected responses at Carrot Ranch.

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Welcome to Carrot Ranch Literary Community where creative writers from around the world and across genres gather to write 99-word stories. A collection of prompted 99-word stories reads like literary anthropology. Diverse perspectives become part of a collaboration.

We welcome encouraging comments. You can follow writers who link their blogs or social media.

Those published at Carrot Ranch are The Congress of Rough Writers.

The Creation of Literary Art by sweeterthannothing

The battleground- an expanse of white, pure as undriven snow.

An army of writers, poets, novelists, and literary artists warming up on the sidelines, glasses poised just so, fingers nimble and ready.

Words and worlds, life and death, the mundane and the beautiful will come to life and die today on this page, as we charge ever-hopeful into the vast emptiness of our ever more analytical planet wielding weapons of mass creation.

Ink-black blood from words crushed and deleted…

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