Merry Christmas! Running this profile of Laura Holian today is my Christmas present to myself. She says so many nice things about me in this chat, it would seem self serving to run it any other time. Besides, some of you need stuff to do on Christmas. You can read this. (I’ll be reading itContinue reading “Word Weaver Profile of Third Place Winner Laura Holian”
Some of our friends on the blog are already celebrating Christmas day, and some are well into their Christmas eve, but over here we’re just getting ready for dinner. If you’re alone and lacking the holiday cheer, feel free to leave a comment. I will be checking in all night. Tomorrow too. Merry Christmas! MyContinue reading “Merry Christmas… Eve. If you are alone, leave a comment and I will reply.”
A great story deserves a great follow up profile. This week we’re putting a spotlight on all our contest winners. A former Engineer who spent most of his working life in England, Frank Parker moved to Ireland upon retirement in 2006. Since then he has attempted to fulfill a long held ambition to write.Continue reading “Word Weaver Profile of Third Place Winner Frank Parker”
A great story deserves a great follow up profile. This week we’re putting a spotlight on all our contest winners. Tekoa Manning is a prolific writer with a passion for the brokenhearted and a desire to awaken readers to the Truth. Her non-fiction and fiction books address and answer controversial topics, while her blog, devotionalContinue reading “Word Weaver Special Honorable Mention Winner Tekoa Manning”
Writing or otherwise, let’s get to know each other better. Pat yourself on the back in the comments section below.
It’s always fun to get inside the head of an author, especially right after they win a writing contest. We didn’t do that, exactly. These profiles are done before the winners are announced, so they can’t fluff their answers once they win. And Kitty sheds insights into her process, and her award-winning story is HEREContinue reading “Profile of Your November Word Weaver Writing Contest WINNER, Kitty Lascurain – WITH POST WIN COMMENTS”
Tomorrow we find out the winner of the November Word weaver writing contest. Numero Uno. And numero duo, I guess, because we will be announcing second place before we announce the big winner. Very exciting!
Not with the winning story or who got what place, but somehow a piece of Carrie Anne’s story went MIA. I don’t know how it happened, but it did. Anyway, she notified me and I found the missing part and pasted it in where it belongs. It was a paragraph about the MC going toContinue reading “Oops! I screwed up.”
This was a difficult contest. We had a LOT of good stories. It was the toughest writing competition we’ve had yet, and it gets more difficult every time. But these stories had a little something extra that, even though they didn’t win one of the top 5 places, they showed me a lot. They hadContinue reading “Word Weaver Writing Contest November 2017 HONORABLE MENTIONS: Susan Mills Wilson and Annette Robinson, and Special Honorable Mention Tekoa Manning”
It’s been a long wait. You found out November 1st that we’d have one last Word Weaver Writing Contest in 2017. You had a month to write a story or dig up something and knock the dust off it. Then you submitted your story. And you waited. In December you got your critique. Some ofContinue reading “HERE ARE YOUR FINALISTS in the November 2017 Word Weaver Writing Contest”