An Unexpected Gift

An Unexpected Gift More often than not, my writing is done for others. Clients pay me to update their blogs and social media feeds. Sometimes I get a byline and sometimes I don't, but it's alright. I know my words are out there and that they are seen by others, whether they carry my name… Continue reading An Unexpected Gift

Autumn Writing Contests

With a nip in the air, many of us are spending more time inside. That makes for a perfect time to polish up your poetry and prose for some Fall writing contests. Which ones will you be entering? Autumn Writing Contests Writer's Digest Short Story Contest Deadline: early bird - Nov 16th, 2015, final deadline… Continue reading Autumn Writing Contests

Spring Submissions

It must be spring. Writing contests seem to be sprouting up everywhere! That's almost as good as sunshine for inspiration in my books, so I thought I would share a few that have caught my eye. Spring Submissions FREEFALL - Literary magazine based out of Calgary, ON. Looking for prose, poetry, photos and art for open… Continue reading Spring Submissions

Winter Writing Contests

It isn't exactly a brand-spanking new year, but it is still early enough that you writerly types might still be keen in your writing. As much as we write for ourselves, there is another piece of most writers that also want to see their name up in lights. Am I right? Of course I am! So… Continue reading Winter Writing Contests

Fall Writing Contests

Ideas and stories are back. The return to schedules have helped to kick-start my inspiration. Our extraordinarily good fall weather certainly helps too. Good thing, as this time of year writing contests start ramping back up. Think poetry, fiction, and your best creative nonfiction. There are plenty of contests available. About as many as the colours… Continue reading Fall Writing Contests