Barbecue Ribs & Hot Links

 

Reading a good story is a visceral experience. It’s like eating a tasty-melt-in-your-mouth pork rib dripping with tangy barbecue sauce…feeling the heat of the smoke pit wafting through the air, stinging your eyes…
Reading a good story is a bonding experience. Enjoying the literary journey of an author is like sharing a Texas-sized platter of jalapeno sausages and corn-on-the-cob with close-knit friends, laughing over silly jokes and sweet tea…
When we gather together around the table, families share not just a meal–they enjoy a common bond, a sense of togetherness that transcends the weariness of the day. When we relax together over food and drink, deeper friendships are formed.
I often link food metaphors with the art and craft of writing, because both are necessary–one for the body, the other for the soul and heart.
As food keeps our hearts beating, stories keep our souls alive with possibilities…
Click below for links to the creative writings of Kira D. McCullough

https://www.scarletleafreview.com/short-stories8/category/kira-d-mccullough

 

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