Bonus Prompt

From your window or outdoors, watch the light change at sunset. From dusk until darkness, watch the sun disappear or turn away from the sun and just watch the light. Or if you can’t make it out at this time of day, choose another. Watch the clouds. Watch. What planet is this? How does the slow tempo of your attention change your sense of what’s dramatic? A small shift can feel monumental when you’re paying close attention. And if you want to read a story that appreciates the light (and features an exploding volcano!), click on “The Final Hours of Madeline Le Vin and her Flight Engineer” by Margaret Patton Chapman in Smokelong Quarterly.