Don’t despair, create! (Or despair, and create!)
Many of us are turning to creative outlets to keep the stresses of a global pandemic at bay. a thousand little fires is a space to share and see what we create while reconciling with self-isolation. One new creation each day.
If you’ve been knitting, making music, baking bread, writing poetry, building an elaborate aquarium, or otherwise creating anything that has brought you joy, send it over. Anonymous contributions welcome. Amateur contributions welcome. Unfinished contributions welcome. You are welcome.
Types of Contributions
- Images. Artistic photographs, pictures of something you’ve created, artwork, etc. [png, jpg, or gif]
- Text. Short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, recipes, etc. [plaintext, markdown, or shared google doc]
- Videos. Performances, animations, etc. [link to video on YouTube or other embeddable video service]
- Audio. Music, spoken word, etc. [link to audio on SoundCloud or other embeddable audio service]
- Anything else we can put on a webpage. Be creative.
How to Contribute
Send us your creation, along with how you want to be credited. Optionally, you can also let us know how you want the file to be licensed (copyright, creative commons, etc.).
- Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submit through our Google Form: https://tinyurl.com/AThousandLittleFires
- Fork our repo, create a post, and send us a pull request on GitHub: https://github.com/littlefires/littlefires.github.io.
Code of Conduct
Submissions should not be hateful, harassing, malicious, or discriminatory. If someone would be upset seeing your submission, don’t send it. Don’t send us artwork or any other content that you did not create yourself or for whatever reason cannot legally be distributed.
Like you, we’re just trying to shine a little light in these dark times. We are, alphabetically:
- Alex Gil
- Jason Heppler
- Zoe LeBlanc
- Amanda Licastro
- Matthew Milner
- Roopika Risam
- Amanda Visconti
- Scott B. Weingart
- Avery Wiscomb