Spotlight on an Up-and-Coming Canadian Writer: Corrie Adams

This gets pride of placement on my bedside table tonight. How is this for an excellent way to start a week? I was tapping away at my computer and heard the familiar thump of the lid on my mailbox closing. My postie had visited. No bills today though. I got a cheque from a client… Continue reading Spotlight on an Up-and-Coming Canadian Writer: Corrie Adams

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

Deadlines Approaching…

Need a little writing inspiration? How about deadlines for submissions! I've come across a few new sites that are accepting submissions of various types. They help to provide fodder for my muse and I thought they might do the same for you. Sharing is caring, so here you go! Gather Your Submissions for ... The Brighthorse… Continue reading Deadlines Approaching…

A Contest or Two…

I think I've got some writing to do. I have come across several writing contests recently worth checking out. Care for a gander? Get those creative juices flowing! Now WRITE... WRITER'S DIGEST: Your Story 56 Prompt: Write a short story, of 750 words or fewer, that begins with the following line of dialogue: “If you can… Continue reading A Contest or Two…

Time to Flex Your Writing Brawn

Writers start writing clandestinely on scraps of paper, in tattered journals and in front of computer screens with daunting cursors daring you to come up with something to say. Oh, that nasty cursor and the mind games it can play... The intrepid writer takes the bait though and dives right in. The hope is for… Continue reading Time to Flex Your Writing Brawn