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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. Continue reading “Has Your Writing Been Rejected?” »

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. Continue reading “How To Attract And Keep Readers” »