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The first of TWO Honorable Mention WINNERs in the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: “Andy” by Laura Holian

Dan Alatorre

img_2351-11It is my pleasure to present to you the first of two Honorable Mention winners from the March 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest, “Andy” by Laura Holian.

This was a strong, well sold story, as you will see.

Don’t think somebody gets Honorable Mention as a sympathy vote. They don’t. It’s my way of saying, out of the all the entries, yours was way up there. Not quite enough to take the top spot, but you need to know it was in the running because it’s a good story.

This Honorable Mention winner will be invited to be in an upcoming anthology. (Soon, too.)


Honorable Mention

“Andy”

Laura Holian

Andy arched up, gasping for breath. Her heartbeat pounded in her ears as she fought a rush of water down her throat, choking out a scream. She flailed wildly, tangling her sheets. Struggling for breath, she opened her eyes into…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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