Work in Progress

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 30, 2022

    A father’s dream fulfilled 
    By Bryan Whiting
    Glenwood Springs

    “Your gear is already in your tent. You’ve got 15 minutes to grab your fly rods and get wadered up. We’re going fishing for silvers.”

    That’s all it took. Withread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 23, 2022

    The King of Panda Peak 

    By Nancy McAtavey

    “Honey, I’m home,” she called from the back door. “What have you been… oh, snap! You’ve got your ski boots on.” She set the shopping bag on the counter and reached for her cell phone. “I have to get a picture… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 16, 2022

    Jus’Another Day
    By Carolyn Hall 

    She rolled the cigarette ‘round her lip
    As she shot the eight ball in.
    Set down her stick and strolled away
    Said, “Thanks – men!”

    Plopped her ass up onread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 2, 2022

    A furry surprise
    By Gianna Zambrano
    Saint Stephens Catholic School

    It all started in a small house in California. Two girls lived in this house, Arya and Maise. They were very excited because today was the day they got to stay homeread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - May 26, 2022

    Kwait 
    By Leonardo Occhipinti

    Kwait is a farmer that lives on the outskirts

    of the great city with his cat, Singapur.

    He dedicates his life to agriculture.

    Today he went out early with his pouch

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  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress: May 19, 2022

    Bunky Cat
    By Sheila Markowitz
    Glenwood Springs 

    “Who’s that?” I asked as I passed by a very large black and white cat looking straight at me from

    inside a cage at the Midvalley Animal Shelter. I was there looking forread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress: May 12, 2022

    The Day of the Troubadours
    By Kitty Riley

    A band of troubadours came into town
    Traveling from far beyond
    Their instruments with them all around
    And stories to pass on. 

    The day was hot andread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress: April 21, 2022

    The Sopris Sun introduces the Work in Progress section which serves to highlight the ample creativity among the local community. Submissions are swept with an exceptionally light edit to preserve the creators intended voice and style. 

     

    The Story-Teller and his Dog
    By Tom Mercer

    My

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  • Locations: News Published

    Work in Progress: Taking a page for fiction

    By Sonja LeDuc (nom de plume)

    In the beginning — which must be the three liveliest words ever strung together in an opening sentence in the entire history of literature —  The Sopris Sun wanted to publish the work of local creative writers. We tried before. As anyone who… read more →