Archive for February, 2012

  • Big Foot made it through

    Monday, February 27th, 2012

    I’m safe for another round. Safe enough to bare my writing soul to the world. The next challenge is to write a personal essay about why I write in 300 words. This will be challenging for four reasons. 1. There are a lot of reasons why I write. So I will have to be concise. […]

  • I am Sun Dance: My historical scene for Project Writeway

    Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

    The scene I used for the historical scene in the Project Writeway challenge was taken from a book I've worked on in the past called, Robbers' Rhyme. I revised it to fit the challenge. I enjoyed reading comments on the entries and was surprised that Joan Astley's didn't make it when there were good comments […]

  • Vote for your favorite historical scene, the 4th challenge

    Thursday, February 16th, 2012

    You can vote for your three favorite historical scenes in this week's challenge from Project Writeway. Project Writeway is like Project Runway or American Idol for writers run by the 4 bloggers on Throwing Up Words. This week's challenge was to write a 400 word scene from an historical time. I chose something I've worked […]

  • My paranormal haiku/pen name and what I learned from challenge 3

    Friday, February 10th, 2012

    As with the other two contests, I've learned that we all have different tastes in writing. It's been fun to talk to my family and friends about their choices. I love that there are personalities and writing that fit each of us. That's why it's important for me to find and write with my own […]

  • Vote for your favorite paranormal haiku

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

    Voting is open for the third challenge of Project Writeway. Thank you for sticking with me during these writing challenges or joining me for the first time. Project Writeway is like Project Runway or American Idol for writers! Each week 1-2 contestants are eliminated. I've made it to the third challenge which is to write […]

  • Third Challenge: Paranormal Haiku

    Monday, February 6th, 2012

    The good news is that I made it to the next challenge. The great news is that my friend Monelle was the top winner for last week. Results. She has great voice and is very clever. And I can tell you exactly where she was when I heard the news (before her). This week's challenge […]

  • Second Challenge: Scene with specific words and a slap

    Monday, February 6th, 2012

    Project Writeway: Challenge 2 was to write a 200 word scene and include the words simplicity, plant, cookies, jam, squirt, bulldozer, and someone has to get slapped. I pulled from my angst ridden teenage years and came up with a scene very loosely based on my high school boyfriend. My husband says the only angst […]

  • First Challenge for Project Writeway: 150 words

    Monday, February 6th, 2012

    I'm participating in a writing contest on Throwing Up Words. The first challenge was to submit 150 words of a novel. I submitted the beginning of my latest novel, Not of This World. There were 60 entries and I made the top 14 to go on to the next challenge. Thank you to all my […]