**JANUARY CONTEST CLOSED**
Great news, writers: the OWC Story Starters Contest is back!
To enter, write a short piece (100 words maximum) inspired by the art featured below. It can be any form or writing (poetry, prose, dialogue, haiku, etc.) as long as it is original. Submit your entry in the comment section below. Check the full entry rules and format here.
Ingrid Ruthig is a writer, editor, visual artist, and architect (retired). Her work has won a Petra Kenney International Poetry Prize and the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival literary competition, and has appeared across Canada as well as internationally. Ingrid’s books include Slipstream(ARKITEXWERKS, 2011) and Richard Outram: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions, 2011), and her ‘textworks’ – a visual art fusion of writing and image – have been shown in galleries, art festivals, libraries, and other public venues. She lives with her family near Toronto.