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The 2nd PLACE WINNER in the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: MD Walker, “Where The Black Tree Grows”

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It is my pleasure to present to you the second place winner from the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest, MD Walker’s “Where The Black Tree Grows.”

MD’s story was a blast to read. She hooked me from the opening and held me straight through to the end.

Have a good time reading this story. I’ll give you my reasons for why I liked it at the bottom of the post.

Enjoy!


SECOND PLACE WINNER

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“Where The Black Tree Grows”

MD Walker


My dress clung limply to my body, drenched in sweat, as I rushed through the pitch-black alleys and side roads. Trash littered the walkways and mysterious shadows lurked around every corner. Still I hurried on. Mama always said that New Orleans after dark was no place for proper young ladies, but proper young ladies don’t set out to do what I had planned.

I whipped…

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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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