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Announcing The Word Weaver 1000 Word SPRINT Writing Contest! (Official announcement)

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

Word Weaver SPRINT 1

* * * * OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCING * * * *

The Word Weaver

1000 Word SPRINT

* * * * * Writing Contest * * * * *

with over $300 in prizes!


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1000 Word SPRINT

Our next full-fledged Word Weaver Writing Contest will be in July, and will have a theme of scary/eerie/macabre/dark. We’ll be kinda loose on that (I mean, “dark” covers a lot of ground) and we’ll look to create another scary-style anthology from the entries.

BUT!

Before we get into that, we have some things we need to address.

It’s commonly understood by editors and critique partners that writers tend to take a while to get a story up and running.

That’s hurting you, gang.

That’s a big no-no.

GRAB your reader on page one, in the first paragraph.

In the first sentence, if possible.

Then take them for a roller coaster ride.

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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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