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1000 Word Sprint VISUAL INSPIRATION and a word on TROPES

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

Word Weaver SPRINT 1Having trouble getting started on a space fantasy?

Try one of the images throughout this post as your inspiration. (They are repeated in a list at the end.)

The Space Fantasy idea is just one genre you can use for the 1000 Word Story Sprint. You are NOT limited to that today, but it’s gonna be the basis for a different contest called Space Island that we’ll be doing soon. Shh. Don’t leak that secret info.

The 1000 WORD STORY SPRINT CAN BE ABOUT ANY GENRE.

One of the images on this page may become the cover of an upcoming anthology based on a future contest about space. Got it?

(Click on image to enlarge.)

One big problem we writer types have is

we write stories and then try to see what genre, if any, they fit into. That makes for difficult marketing, which leads to lamenting our lack of…

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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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