Just entered my short story into this year's Canada Writes (last year's CBC Literary Awards) short story contest. Glad I made the deadline. I feel really good about what I wrote. No matter what happens, I'm happy I wrote it. I hope whoever reads it, enjoys it. I won't say 'wish me luck'...I'll let the … Continue reading Canada Writes Deadline – Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – Have you entered yet?!
I think I'm gonna do it this year. I've nothing to lose! Here's the link: http://www.nanowrimo.org/ How it works: Sign up. Start writing. Everything you write is tracked. See how much you can write in the month with the intention of COMPLETION by the end of November as your writing goal. Have fun! Happy writing! … Continue reading November is NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH – NaNoWriMo!
http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2011/10/25/teenage-dora-and-more/ I have to make a correction to my blog - I was referring to an image I saw of Dora in a magazine. She had short hair but looked like a teenager. I got it wrong. That was apparently still regular Dora. You can see in the image above that the actual … Continue reading Windsor Star Blog Posted – Teenage Dora and More
Writing accomplishments today (as of 4:38pm - there will be more during class tonight): 1) Memoir class prep - inlcuding making notes, lesson plan, fill in the chart hand-out - and a growing excitement for class at 6:30pm tonight. = 3 hours 2) Email correspondence - it counts. I'm writing. = .5 hours 3) Organizing … Continue reading Tuesday’s Truths – Week Three
My short story 'A Quickie' will be published in The Windsor Review's FILTH issue 45.1 (Spring 2012). This issue will be edited by special guest editor John Wing Jr.. (http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Wing-Jr/120011051378351?sk=info) It felt great to read this: ...after careful perusal of all submissions, we have selected your story "A Quickie" to be among those published … Continue reading My Short Story to be Published in The Windsor Review!
Just a friendly reminder: Deadline: November 1st at 11:59 p.m. ET Word limit: 1,200 to 1,500 words 1st prize: $6,000 courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, publication in Air Canada's enRoute magazine and on the Canada Writes website. 4 runners-up: $1,000 courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts and publication on the … Continue reading Canada Writes Deadline – Tuesday, November 1, 2011