Another Writers of the Future Honorable Mention

I am thrilled to announce that once again I received an Honorable Mention from the Writers of the Future contest! (See this post and why I think it’s a BIG small win.) This time, I entered a story that could be summarized as Joan of Arc in space. I loved writing it. This story was significant to me because I worked with Read More …

Writers of the Future Honorable Mention

I received my certificate for Honorable Mention in the mail recently. This was for my short story “What the Stone Gives” I entered into the Writers of the Future contest. According to the judges, that means it held their interest enough to read the entire story; a compliment! I wondered if the honorable mention was a participation award, but I researched and Read More …

Favorite Writing Memes

We all love memes, right? Here are some of my favorite writing memes . My favorite editing is getting to add little details and new scenes. But the rest is an unpleasant mix of fixing word choices, phrasing, pacing, punctuation issues, and missing dialog tags. My eyes cross by the end. This next one is maybe not technically a meme. Read More …