Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: 2nd PLACE “Cobalt Point” by Anne Marie Hilse

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest * 2nd Place Winner * Cobalt Point by Anne Marie Hilse This story gripped me right away and had me glued to every page. I loved the feel of the story, the questions, the intrigue – and Anne Marie has a great voice that resonates with me. The characters … Continue reading Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: 2nd PLACE “Cobalt Point” by Anne Marie Hilse

Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: 2nd Place Winner Anne Marie Hilse

The winners of April’s Word Weaver Writing Contest share their thoughts on the contest, writing in general, and other stuff.   Today our 2nd place winner, Anne Marie Hilse, answers a few questions about our contest and other writerly things. (Click HERE to read her contest entry) Anne Marie has been an equestrienne, chorale singer, … Continue reading Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: 2nd Place Winner Anne Marie Hilse

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: 2nd PLACE “The Crescent” by Anne Marie Hilse

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest * 2nd Place Winner *  “The Crescent” by Anne Marie Hilse I enjoyed this story a lot. Anything to do with ‘Nawlins is gonna get my attention, and anything with interesting characters and a good pace is gonna keep my attention. This had all that and more. I don’t … Continue reading Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: 2nd PLACE “The Crescent” by Anne Marie Hilse

Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: Second Place Winner Ann Marie Hilse

The winners of July’s Word Weaver Writing Contest share their thoughts on the contest, writing in general, and other stuff. Our2nd place winner in the July contest, Ann Marie Hilse, wrote a really interesting piece that locked readers right in. I liked the style and the flow, but also the eerie undertone of why are you doing this versus what’s gonna … Continue reading Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: Second Place Winner Ann Marie Hilse

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: FIRST PLACE “Ruby Slips and Poker Chips” by Heather Kindt

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest * GRAND PRIZE WINNER * Ruby Slips and Poker Chips by Heather Kindt There was a lot to like in this story. It’s  great way to show how an interesting character can grab us right off the bat and immerse us in a story. Readers want a character they … Continue reading Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: FIRST PLACE “Ruby Slips and Poker Chips” by Heather Kindt

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: FIRST PLACE “Making Copies” by Ellie Presner

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest * GRAND PRIZE WINNER *  Making Photocopies by Ellie Presner There was a lot to like in this story. I wanted emotion, and I wanted a character I could connect with, sympathize with, root for. In Ellie’s story, I got that and so much more. The Main Character, as … Continue reading Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: FIRST PLACE “Making Copies” by Ellie Presner

WRITING CONTEST – Tick Tock, we are halfway to the end of our contest period!

Re-announcing the contest in case you haven’t been paying attention. I have something REALLY good for you this time. RE-Announcing the November 2017 Word Weaver Writing Contest! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * NOW WITH CELEBRITY JUDGES! * * * * … Continue reading WRITING CONTEST – Tick Tock, we are halfway to the end of our contest period!

HERE ARE YOUR WINNERS! Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest (July 2017)

Are you excited to see who won our July 2017 writing contest? You should be. It was CRAZY hard to determine the best story out of so many amazing entries.   These were GOOD stories, gang. Really good. And the fact is, on a different day or in a different contest, ANY of these finalists … Continue reading HERE ARE YOUR WINNERS! Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest (July 2017)