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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

How To Attract And Keep Readers

How To Attract And Keep Readers

I’m a new writer (less than two years). I’m writing an Inspirational Teen Novel. I’m learning that to generate interest in my work I need to have a blog. So after receiving an e-book from Aliventures, which offers excellent advice on how to Attract and Keep Readers, I thought I’d share a few tips with other newbie writers on what a blog should include. Read the rest of this entry