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Has Your Writing Been Rejected?

Has Your Writing Been Rejected?

Bah-Humbug! No, I’m not Scrooge, but I feel like him. You see, I submitted a 500-word, short story to a writing contest. The theme was to recount a childhood experience about Tales of Winter. I polished and entered, Marbles in a Squeaky Snowsuit. Then I crossed my fingers and toes.

A week later, I pounded my desk. “Rats!” No, I’m not referring to those furry critters. I didn’t even place in the darn contest. Then I vented my frustration on Marcy Kennedy who has won numerous writing contests. Visit her website to read her winning entries. Read the rest of this entry

What Does It Take To Be A Writer?

What Does It Take To Be A Writer?

“The difference between successful writers and unsuccessful writers is persistence.”

James Scott Bell

I’ve posted five tips on what it takes to be a successful writer. Read the rest of this entry