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Writing Contest Week Four

Calling this series of contests I'm running in December a writing contest is a bit like calling an ant a giant.  Or a common housecat a tiger.  Because, all you have to to win is write a comment.  One tiny little comment.  You don't have to write a story, or an essay, or an article, […]

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December Writing Contest Week Three

I like to call my little December promotion a writing contest, because, after all, you do have to write a comment to win.  But even if you wrote the crappiest comment in the world and the random selector chose you, I would give you the present.  So don't worry about composing the Great American Novel […]

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Writing Contest Winner Announced!

Okay, it wasn't exactly a writing contest, though you did have to write a comment.  But, somehow that headline sounded better than anything else I could come up with.  So, are you ready to know the winner? Drum roll, please….. Every time I hear that phrase I think of the scene in the movie National […]

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Writerly Gifts, Week Two

Last week, I gave away a journal in which to write your brilliant ideas, plots, character arcs and stories.  Now you need something with which to write those wonderful bits.  And so, behold: a set of disposable fountain pens. I love these pens.  They have the feel of a fine fountain pen, yet you don't […]

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And The Winner Is….

Drum roll, please…. The winner of the first December giveaway is…. Nicole Wolverton! Congratulations, Nicole. Email ( me an address to which I can mail the Moleskine (it will be coming directly from Amazon). Thanks for all of you who participated and be sure to check in next Monday for the new contest. ***I chose […]

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