This week’s topic is in honor of Steve Almond’s most wonderful book, Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America.
What sweets did you eat as a child? Watermelon sticks? Bubble Yum?
Were you a hot tamale in your twenties? Or perhaps a big hunk.
Do you sometimes feel like a nut?
Write about sugar, sugar. It can be a 10- or 15-minute practice, confectionary haiku, a list of things you like about sweetmeat, a short essay, an ode to jawbreakers–anything you like. It’s all dandy. Just don’t sugarcoat.