Photo of Mary Chang Story Writer, the author, taken by CC.

December Six Word Photo Story Challenge: “Snow & White”

Snow falling on head — frosty wonderland.

It rarely snows where I live, but when it does —I get outside and hit the beach. Snowfall gives nature a change of scenery, renews perspective, and challenges me — to get upside down.

It took a few tries to get this shot!

Initially, I tried to do the headstand…

“Nature Art” Photo by Mary Chang Story Writer

SWPSC: “3” & Freestyle Stories— November’s Conclusion

Fallen leaf meets pebble and petal.

I was walking through the neighborhood at nighttime looking for threesomes outdoors for the November “3” challenge, but couldn’t find any. I thought, “What if I find three things from nature and make an art piece?”

I found the leaf, picked up the pebble next to it, found the flower…

The click is shocking — but I’m hooked. Facing my fear of drowning & how I became a superhero with goggles

A person swimming in the ocean.
Photo by Alejandra Ezquerro on Unsplash

“Mom, just do it!” I stretched my goggles over my head, tiptoed into the Pacific Ocean, past my knees, thighs, and then above my belly button. I wanted to quit right there — the water was freezing. My 10-year old son dived in and splashed me — I screamed, he…

Envy: An unexpected lesson I learned about my envy of others

“Finding my sunshine inside and out.” -Mary Chang. Photo of the author by the author’s son.

My father taught me how to ride my first two-wheeler, roll my tummy, and snap a Polaroid, but he didn’t teach me how to meditate. I had no urge to sit still, eyes closed, silent, and mindless for endless minutes for no apparent reason.

Meditation is boring, boring, boring…

When I was nine, I’d run…

Photo by Mary Chang Story Writer

December Six Word Photo Story Challenge: “Snow & White”

Snow replaces leaves on bare branches.

Can you tell a story in six words inspired by a photo taken by yourself?

If you’d like to submit to the Six Word Photo Story Challenge and participate in December’s “Snow & White” Challenge, see full details and rules below.

The December“Snow White” challenge is open for submissions from…

“Beach Logs 3” Photo by Mary Chang Story Writer

November Six Word Photo Story Challenge: “3”

Final resting place — sand, sea, sky.

Can you tell a story in six words inspired by a photo taken by yourself?

Check out the latest November Challenge stories inspired by the Power of “3!”

About the Writer

Mary Chang is an award-winning short story fiction writer, memoir writer, blogger, and editor of the Six Word Photo Story Challenge publication…

“3 Shades of Blue” Photo by Mary Chang Story Writer

November Six Word Photo Story Challenge: “3”

Three shades blue beneath white sky.

Can you tell a story in six words inspired by a photo taken by yourself?

Check out the latest November Challenge stories inspired by the Power of “3!”

If you’d like to submit to the Six Word Photo Story Challenge and participate in November’s “3” Challenge, see full details and…

Mary Chang Story Writer

Finding shine through exercise, people & life stories. Fueled by cartwheels. Editor of Six Word Photo Story Challenge. www.marychangstorywriter.com

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