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

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