Those who enter writing contests are optimistic by their very nature but contests are about more than winning.
Discover how connecting to learn with others can make a huge difference in your writing skills.
What can you hope to gain by entering a writing contest? IFW Instructor and contest judge Lynn Smith shares why entering a contest can improve your work.
Don’t be a stagnant writer. No matter where you are at in the journey, you still have places to go and things to learn.
Writing classes have considerable value for a writer, but there are things you can do to help the writing class do the most for you. Let’s look at four ways to make the most of writing classes.
IFW Instructor Kris Franklin illustrates how to build more tension in your story but showing and not telling.
Whatever your writing journey entails, it always includes learning. To write is to learn. And every piece of writing you do will teach you something if you let it.
Karen Hammond offers tips and tricks for getting back in the swing of attending writing conferences.
Amethyst Eyes , RebirthJune 3, 2017
Contest: First Pages Novel Contest | 2nd Place
February 11, 2017
Contest: Holiday Story Contest 2016 | 5th Place
Skinny Bones and Catrina
April 1, 2017
Contest: The Holiday Picture Book Contest | 3rd Place
The Valentine’s Bully
April 15, 2017
Contest: ICL Holiday Story Contest | 2nd Place
April 29, 2017
Contest: PreK Animal Contest | 1st Place
May 13, 2017
Contest: Middle Grade Adventure Fiction | 3rd Place
May 27, 2017
AMBIGUOUS AFFAIRMay 17, 2019
Karen Hammond is getting us in tip-top shape for a return to in-person writing conferences.
Luminaries: A Children’s Book AnthologyJanuary 7, 2017
The KaleidoscopeFebruary 17, 2017
A Flash in TimeMarch 25, 2017