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Scooby Doo Where Are You?

I got a note the other day saying… Scooby Doo Where Are You? Yes, its been awhile since I’ve entered in a new blog. Time flies when you’re a Ninja in training and starting new jobs. 307 more words

Personal Musings

Short Story Contest: Mirakuru

I entered a short story contest. I probably won’t win. One might think I’m setting myself up for failure by saying so, but the fact of the matter is I went 700 words over their 5,000 word limit. 6,211 more words

Nerd Rant

The “Nivalis” Short Story Contest 2015

Word Limit: Min 2500 words, maximum 6000 words
Theme: Nivalis, meaning winter.
Three Prizes –
1. First prize: US$150, publication and 2 copies of the anthology… 68 more words

Fiction Contests

Writing Prompt: 12-26-2014

Origin: “Forsaken,” by Adele Lorienne. I know neither this artist nor her other paintings, so if you look her or them up, beware. Beware, O people, for monsters lurk in places you may not suspect. 131 more words

Writing Prompts

Too many ideas?

I don’t actually think it’s possible to have too many ideas.  Too many ideas at the same time?  Yes, that could be a problem.  Learning to focus on one project and stick with it to the end isn’t a new problem for writers, and certainly isn’t one I haven’t faced before.   463 more words


CEO, Deborah Owen's First Story

Here is my personal Christmas gift to you… a cherished memory, complete with glaring errors… the first story I ever wrote, at age 15. Believe it or not, it won third place in the high school writing contest and was printed on the front page of our school newspaper. 867 more words

Story Writing

Marquette Monthly Annual Short Story Contest - submit your work!

Marquette Monthly has hosted an annual Short Story Contest since 1990. It is open to all U.P. fiction writers. A $250 cash prize is awarded to the author of the winning entry, which is also published in the MM. 326 more words