The Pyrenees---Southern France

The Pyrenees---Southern France

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Check Out the Contest

         Writers write.  When writers "stretch" their muscles, they dabble in genres and styles that they are unfamiliar with, or contend with constraints that help them hone their skills.

          Speaking of constraints, I could not restrain myself.  I had to enter Becky's writing contest last night.  She provides the photographic inspiration, you have to provide a 100-word story (or less than 100 words). It ends on the 18th, so if you have not written something, get busy.

         In fact, I enjoyed it so much, I am going to offer a contest.  I have narrowed it down to several photos.  I have not decided if it will be---like Becky's---a story that limits the word count, or whether it will be something different altogether.

photo by Kuya D
        If we don't develop some writerly habits, if we only "talk the talk" and don't walk the path of a writer, we'll never improve.  We'll never get published.  We'll be stuck in a rut forever.

         Look for the contest to begin after Becky's ends.  After all, I'm stealing her idea.  I don't want to steal her thunder as well...


  1. Thanks for the contest info! I agree, we need 'writerly' habits. After all, we are writers:)

  2. Hey Sioux-Zee-Q! Thanks for the shout out...and I look forward to your contest, too! How kind to wait until mine is over, too! :D

  3. Ooo-Oooo, I just remembered that you're having a contest soon!! Yay!!


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