IJ readers share their short tales about guns

IJ readers share their short tales about guns

Colin Lloyd/Unsplash Somehow, we have made it to June and all the month brings with it — the summer solstice, graduations, Father’s Day, vacations and, traditionally, weddings. After a year of postponed celebrations, and with a CDC advisory that fully vaccinated people can walk around unmasked, this June seems extra celebratory. So let’s celebrate celebrations. What are you celebrating this June? For June, please share with the IJ a six-word story of celebrations. Please make it a story with a beginning, middle and end, and not just six adjectives — make us laugh or cry or at the very least feel something. If you want your story to run in the IJ, please: • Write “Six-word story” in the subject line • Send one story. Just one • Include your full name and Marin town in the body of the email (not in the subject line) • Write your short story in the body of the email (not in the subject line or in an attachment) • Use proper punctuation (check the dictionary, please) • Use sentence style (no capitalization unless a proper name) • Use correct spelling (check the dictionary, please) • It does not need to rhyme and ideally shouldn’t Send your story to lifestyles@marinij.com by June 18 with “Six-Word Story” in the subject line. Then look for your story in the June 29 lifestyles section and online. Last month we asked IJ readers to share their short tales on guns. Here’s what they had to say. […]

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