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

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

Hate Marketing? Be A Sponsor for the July Word Weaver Writing Contest and let me do it for you!

Marketing sucks. Be a SPONSOR of the Word Weaver Writing Contest – and I’ll do it for you! Use the contact me button NOW to become a sponsor and get the exposure you need for you book, product or service. Let’s talk! On July 1, 2017, I will announce the rules for our 2nd quarterly writing … Continue reading Hate Marketing? Be A Sponsor for the July Word Weaver Writing Contest and let me do it for you!

Would YOU Like To Help Sponsor The Next Word Weaver Writing Contest (which is in July)?

Announcing the next quarterly Word Weaver Writing Contest: JULY 2017! DO YOU NEED PUBLICITY for your book or website? Be a SPONSOR of the Word Weaver Writing Contest! Use the contact me button to become a sponsor. Let’s talk! On July 1, 2017, I will announce the rules for our 2nd quarterly writing contest. We plan … Continue reading Would YOU Like To Help Sponsor The Next Word Weaver Writing Contest (which is in July)?

Every Once In A While, You Get It Right The First Time

This chapter’s pretty tight as is. A few tweaks and I’ll be happy.  . Using my unreleased manuscript An Angel On Her Shoulder, I am showing you my techniques for reworking a story into a more readable, more enjoyable piece. It’s 45+ lessons in about 45 days. (To start at Chapter 1, click HERE.) To view … Continue reading Every Once In A While, You Get It Right The First Time