SRN invites everyone living in our Skyline area neighborhood, or folks who have connections here, to share your story on Skyline Voices. It’s an ongoing blog, exclusive to the SRN website, with multiple contributors. Think of it as an outlet for creative writing on all subjects great and small, or a long Facebook post going out to lots of friends.
Many different roads have led folks to settle in our neighborhood, and some of you were born here. Although we all share some common experience of living in the country, we each have our own perspective based on diverse backgrounds. Everyone has unique stories to tell, which may delight, inform, stir, or engage their fellow inhabitants of rural Skyline.
What is special to you about Skyline? What did your farm animals or pets do that was unusual today? If your ancestors were among the early settlers here, how did they make a living? What was a particularly funny or meaningful or sad thing that happened in your household recently? If you could do one thing to make life better here, what would it be?
I could go on, but as you see, the potential topics for Skyline Voices are limited only by your imagination. We welcome poetry, photo essays, jokes without profanity, short fiction, gardening tips, stories of real events that are just the facts or stranger than fiction, etc., etc. If you have a high school student at home, this would be easy extra credit for their English class.
Get the idea? Have something in mind now that you want to write for Skyline Voices?
Here’s how. Tell your story in approx. 200-500 words. Add a photo if you want. Tell us your real name and where you live. (You can use a pseudonym for your post, if you wish, but we do need to know that you live here.) Email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll put it in the queue, and you’ll get a happy, satisfied feeling when it’s published on our website.
So please come and occupy this space!