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Try Something New

Trying new things can be scary. The unknown can be a frightening place. Any anxiety or stress experienced when stepping outside of that which is familiar and comfortable is well worth the end result. 526 more words

Writing and Scrappy Little Nobody

Last week I participated in the NYC Midnight Short Story writing contest! It was intense, but I had the chance to expand my writing skills. The contest works like this: you are assigned a genre, subject, and character and then you have 8 days to produce a short story. 544 more words

January 2017 Writing/Short Story Contests

If you’re a writer a great way to get your name out there AND make a little extra money (something all struggling writers need – unless you have a nice cushiony publishing deal), is through writing contests. 199 more words


UPDATE: Short Story Contest!

Hello, readers!

So a couple of days ago, I posted about a short story contest that I was considering putting on for the month of December. 107 more words


Deborah Ratliff: Radio Interview "Dr. Paul's Family Talk"

Host Dr. Paul Reeves asked me back on the “Dr. Paul Family Talk” radio show this morning to discuss the phenomenal growth of the Facebook writing group, Writers Unite! 113 more words

Writers Unite!

To answer your questions...

Happy Saturday y’all!

I received a couple of questions regarding the short story contest, so I thought I’d clarify here.

  1.  What is the criteria for judging?  
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Short Story Contest

I’m so excited to offer this contest!  (Make sure you follow this blog to get all updates!)

It is open to everyone~ no matter where you live, however we are looking for stories written in English. 14 more words