January 2016 – Creation

Dear Damsels,

Our debut theme for submissions this month is  CREATION.

An ode to burgeoning beginnings and shaky starts, to holding your breath and jumping right in.

Something that captures that initial spark of an idea and the frisson that occurs as your thoughts lead to actions.

It’s about your creative ability. About your body’s creative ability. About your city’s creative ability. Of the formation of relationships, of ties, of hopes and expectations.

Sylvia Plath said that “the worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt” –  so don’t doubt. Send us something.

Dear Damsels accepts any form of creative writing – non-fiction, prose, poetry, personal narrative, features etc. We are looking for your voice and a style that strikes a chord with your fellow damsels.

Love, DD x


Submissions are no longer being accepted for this theme. You can read the contributions below. 

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