1000 Word Sprint Winner Profiles: 2nd Place: Allan Smorra

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with our 1000 Word Sprint Contest winners and see what’s up. (Click HERE to see the story.) TODAY: 2nd place winner Allan Smorra. Allan grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, Forida, and spent two years in Atlanta attending college at the infamous North Avenue Trade School. He … Continue reading 1000 Word Sprint Winner Profiles: 2nd Place: Allan Smorra

Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd PLACE WINNER Anne Clare, “Dark Corners”

What goes on inside the writerly mind? Let’s sit down with Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd place winner Anne Clare and find out.   Anne Clare lives with her husband in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where she spends her time chasing her three children, reading, writing, teaching, serving as a church organist and choir director, … Continue reading Profile of Word Weaver Writing Contest 2nd PLACE WINNER Anne Clare, “Dark Corners”

The 2nd PLACE WINNER in the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Anne Clare, “Dark Corners”

It is my pleasure to present to you the second place winner from the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest, Anne Clare’s “Dark Corners.” Anne Clare’s story was a blast to read. She hooked me from the opening and held me straight through to the end. Obviously, it was a fave of the celebrity judges, … Continue reading The 2nd PLACE WINNER in the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Anne Clare, “Dark Corners”

Word Weaver 2nd Place Winner Susan Solomon

A great story deserves a great follow up profile. This week we’re putting a spotlight on all our contest winners. Formerly a Manhattan entertainment attorney and a contributing editor to the quarterly art magazine SunStorm Fine Art, Susan Lynn Solomon now lives in Niagara Falls, New York, the setting of many of her stories.  Since … Continue reading Word Weaver 2nd Place Winner Susan Solomon

Word Weaver Writing Contest November 2017: 1st Place WINNER Kitty Lascurain and 2nd Place Winner Suzy Solomon

Today we announce the first place winner of the November 2017 Word Weaver Writing Contest. AND A SPECIAL SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT OUT NEXT CONTEST!  Be sure to read all the way to the bottom!If you’d like to enter our next writing contest, here’s your big chance. Click HERE for details. Actually, I’m announcing second place … Continue reading Word Weaver Writing Contest November 2017: 1st Place WINNER Kitty Lascurain and 2nd Place Winner Suzy Solomon

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

The FIRST PLACE WINNER in the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Geoff Le Pard, “What If?”

It is my pleasure to present to you the #1 story from the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest. Geoff’s tale was a lot of fun for me to read, and obviously it was a fave of the celebrity judges, too. Have a good time reading this story. I’ll give you my reasons for why … Continue reading The FIRST PLACE WINNER in the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Geoff Le Pard, “What If?”

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