contests

#50PreciousWords

#50PreciousWords

It’s time! It’s here! It’s short!! In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Vivian Kirkfield has challenged writers to write a short (very short!) story using only fifty words. Did you know that Green Eggs and Ham has only fifty...

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Small Successes

Each January first, I beat myself up. Not literally, of course, but it’s still pretty painful.  I focus on everything I did not accomplish during the past year. Was I lazy? Not good enough? What was it? Turns out that type of thinking is...

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Happy Everything!

Happy Everything!

It’s that time of year again! Susanna Hill’s fabulous Holiday Story Contest!  Shopping? Nope. Wrapping? Nope.  Slashing words? Why, yes. Read on to see why I must slice and dice all those pesky little extraneous words. Here’s...

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