Walker Carnathan

United States

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Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Burn

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2021

    I look you in your face, my eyes melting into the mantle of your gaze. Through you I gain control, and through you I can unleash chaos. 
    I should shun you away. I should extinguish your blaze and drop you in the trash and return to Biology class. But if I were to do that, my name would regain its transparency and chill. I desire boldness and heat. 
    So I unleash you. I allow you to mingle with the damp...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 months ago

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Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Becky Hammon: Robbed by Precedent

PROMPT: Sports Writing Competition 2021

    As yet another year of NBA coaching vacancies are filled, a refrain that has become hauntingly familiar in the sport quiets down once again:
    “Who is going to hire Becky Hammon?” 
    Hammon, 44, is a female assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs and has filled that role since 2014. She is just the second female assistant coach in NBA history-- there has never been a female Head Coach in any of America’s major professional sports. Operating under...

2 months ago

Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Becky Hammon: Robbed by Precedent

PROMPT: Sports Writing Competition 2021

A rundown of that remarkable win from the underdogs? A feature piece on virtual coaching during the pandemic? An op-ed on why a break from sports has been (surprisingly) beneficial for many teens? This month, with the Summer Olympics rescheduled to begin in Tokyo, help us kick off our Sports Writing Competition—the field of sports writing is yours to play on. 



Guiding Ideas

 

Regardless of your topic, make sure to:

    Focus your attention on one issue or event. ...

2 months ago

Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Becky Hammon: Robbed by Precedent

PROMPT: Sports Writing Competition 2021

A rundown of that remarkable win from the underdogs? A feature piece on virtual coaching during the pandemic? An op-ed on why a break from sports has been (surprisingly) beneficial for many teens? This month, with the Summer Olympics rescheduled to begin in Tokyo, help us kick off our Sports Writing Competition—the field of sports writing is yours to play on. 



Guiding Ideas

 

Regardless of your topic, make sure to:

    Focus your attention on one issue or event. ...

2 months ago

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Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Becky Hammon: Robbed by Precedent

PROMPT: Sports Writing Competition 2021

    As yet another year of NBA coaching vacancies are filled, a refrain that has become hauntingly familiar in the sport quiets down once again:
    “Who is going to hire Becky Hammon?” 
    Hammon, 44, is a female assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs and has filled that role since 2014. She is just the second female assistant coach in NBA history-- there has never been a female Head Coach in any of America’s major professional sports. Operating...

Seeking Peer Reviews

2 months ago

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Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Grandmother Remembers The Ocean

PROMPT: Science Fiction Competition 2021

    For quite some time, I took considerable offense whenever Grandmother referred to me as “Ocean Eyes.” She said it with such a warm, endearing smile on her face, and yet her comment essentially boiled down to calling my lenses a dilapidated brown, when in fact they were a vibrant blue. 
    Each time I rushed to the closest mirror to confirm that my orbs had not changed colors, and each time they returned their own brilliant reflection back to me. I...

Seeking Peer Reviews

3 months ago

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Walker Carnathan (United States) published:

Grandmother Remembers The Ocean

PROMPT: Science Fiction Competition 2021

    For quite some time, I took considerable offense whenever Grandmother referred to me as “Ocean Eyes.” She said it with such a warm, endearing smile on her face, and yet her comment essentially boiled down to calling my lenses a dilapidated brown, when in fact they were a vibrant blue. 
    Each time I rushed to the closest mirror to confirm that my orbs had not changed colors, and each time they returned their own brilliant reflection back to me. I...

Seeking Peer Reviews

3 months ago