What an issue this is going to be! Such inspiring submissions so far. Halcyon is open to manuscripts until March 1, 2013. Spring is an exciting season--full of colour, growth and warmth. The content will fit in nicely because Halcyon is all about being inspired to think positive! I am accepting poetry, haiku, short stories, articles, essays, quotes, and tips.
If you need ideas, the following words may help: (A) April (B) baby animals, baseball beginnings, birth, bloom, blossom, born, breeze, bud, bulbs, bunny, butterfly (C) chicks, crocus (D) daffodil, daydream (E) Easter, eggs (F) flowers, foal, fountain, freshness (G) gardens, green, grass, growth (H) hatch, hyacinth (I) June (L) lamb, life cycle (M) March, May, melt (N) narcissus, nest (P) puddles, pussy willows (R) rabbit, rain, rainbow, raincoat, rebirth, robin (S) season, seeds, showers, snowdrop, spring, spring break, spring cleaning, sprout, storms, sunshine, swans (T) tadpole, thaw, tulip (U) umbrella (W) warming, weather, windy
The following abstract ideas are acceptable associations with spring:
(A) attraction (C) cleansing (emotional) (F) forgiveness (P) positive thinking (R) renewal, resurrection (emotional) (S) second chances (T) transformation. If you base your submission on these concepts, include spring-related words.