Ah, it’s one of the beautiful memories of my childhood summers–chasing fireflies as they flitted and hummed in the dark.
Challenge your writing skills today.
Describe the process of catching these gleaming creatures and slipping them into a jar.
Describe the night — the smells, the sounds and the scene that has unfolded before you.
Then, offer your readers a vivid word portrait of how the fleeting bits of light are finally captured.
Kerri S. Mabee