Tag Archives: writing contests

Writerly Update: Lessons Learned

It has been a little while since I updated on my writing ventures, so here we go.  I’ve been learning some interesting lessons recently as I’ve navigated this weird and wonderful writing world. 1. Go with the Flow I am … Continue reading

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A Tulip In July

One thing I don’t always do enough of here at Hawleyville is share bits and pieces of my fiction.  I’m going to try to start doing a bit more of that. For starters, I’ve decided to post a piece I … Continue reading

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A Winner, A Contest and A “Just Wondering …”

I’ll keep my mental meanderings short today, because I know that what you’re all waiting for is the Life List Club giveaway winner announcement … But before I get there, I do have a question for my fellow writers, especially … Continue reading

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Laziness Rules …

… well, at least it does when you’re talking about a prince. Instead of a new post from me today, I’m hoping you’ll jump over to Fairy Tale Magazine and read my winning entry to the Enchanted Conversation mini-fiction contest … Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale Contest

Just a quick update to share something fun with fellow writers who may went to step away from their current project for a bit and stretch their word-wings with something a little different. A while back, I mentioned discovering Fairy … Continue reading

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Contest Reflections

So, my first timed writing contest is over, and here are my hindsight reflections. Because, you know, everyone loves hindsight : ). I expected to be struggling down to the wire. I wasn’t. The prompt came out at 1 p.m … Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set … Write!

So I mentioned a few posts back that I’ve entered the Writer’s Weekly 24-hour short story contest, which begins tomorrow at noon. Since this is my first venture into something like this, I’m doing the following to get ready: 1. Dying … Continue reading

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