A Thanksgiving Story

your humble host Posting this story each year has become a bit of a tradition, but somehow it gets better each year.  I originally posted this story about my younger brother Rick and I and a misadventure at Thanksgiving from when we were kids, on my blog in April of 2015.  Since nobody read myContinue reading “A Thanksgiving Story”

Publisher Agrees To Sponsor Next Contest!

This is very exciting news. Darkwater Syndicate publishing group, a Florida based publisher, has agreed to sponsor our next Word Weaver Writing Contest, “Space Island.” Darkwater was the first place sponsor for our prior contest, and the winner just sent her novel over to them. It’s an exciting time. Space Island will be happening veryContinue reading “Publisher Agrees To Sponsor Next Contest!”

TODAY is the last day to enter the writing contest

I mean, I’ve been telling you all month, so . . . get with it. You have a few hours left. Hurry up. WRITING CONTEST over $400 in prizes sponsored by Darkwater Syndicate, a Florida publusher PRIZES! FAME! FORTUNE (maybe; it could happen) Don’t miss out! Click HERE for details and to enter! Your amazing piece of writingContinue reading “TODAY is the last day to enter the writing contest”

The LAST Day To Enter The Writing Contest IS TOMORROW!!!!

We’ve had a lot of interest, so don’t miss out. It’s definitely going to be our biggest ever! IF YOU SENT AN INQUIRY AND DID NOT HEAR BACK, SEND IT AGAIN Stuff happens. My phone doesn’t actually like to send emails all the time. Sometimes, but it’s hit and miss. Enter today! WRITING CONTEST overContinue reading “The LAST Day To Enter The Writing Contest IS TOMORROW!!!!”

Top 10 Things I Learned Writing An Entire Novel In One Month

I’ve been writing my murder mystery this month, starting on July 2nd. While the month isn’t over yet, I AM going to finish the story before midnight July 31 (or shortly thereafter), so I can tell you what I learned along the way – because I still learned stuff and you’ll want to hear it (andContinue reading “Top 10 Things I Learned Writing An Entire Novel In One Month”

Go, Dan, Go! (Part 5)

How far along am I in my murder mystery story that is  almost due? Here’s how far. (as of 3:30pm July 28) You guys are supposed to be writing a story – a short story or part of a bigger novel, whatever – for the writing contest and anthology. (A quick ad before I continue.)Continue reading “Go, Dan, Go! (Part 5)”

Go, Dan, Go! (Part 4)

By now you know I’m frantically writing a murder mystery story that is  almost due. Here’s where I am so far. (as of 8am July 26) You guys are supposed to be writing a story – a short story or part of a bigger novel, whatever – for the writing contest and anthology. So IContinue reading “Go, Dan, Go! (Part 4)”

Rachael Ritchey: Reinventing #BlogBattle: The Glorious Return. Share your work; Read that of other writers. (A Guest Blog Post)

LOOK WHAT’S COMING BACK! A little while ago, I contacted Rachael Ritchey (friend of the blog and one of our victims interviewees on the well-received but rarely viewed Writers Off Task With Friends internet show) about “Blog Battle.” Many of you had participated in it and found it fun; I saw it as a great wayContinue reading “Rachael Ritchey: Reinventing #BlogBattle: The Glorious Return. Share your work; Read that of other writers. (A Guest Blog Post)”

Go, Dan, Go! (Part 3)

Here’s where I am so far. Marvel at my wordiness! You guys are supposed to be writing a story – a short story or part of a bigger novel, whatever – for the writing contest and anthology. So I wrote one, as I’ve mentioned a few times, and I started another project I’m keeping youContinue reading “Go, Dan, Go! (Part 3)”

What’s the best thing here?

I have this writing contest going on, and it’s tricky what to say about it. I’ve seen these contests change people’s lives! More or less. If I say, “Hey, we are getting more entries to date than ever before!” – does that scare people away because they think they’ll have less of a chance toContinue reading “What’s the best thing here?”

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