ACFW Conference:

Okay, the ACFW conference rocked. Did you go? Have you heard about it? Maybe heard more than you wanted about it? LOL. I traveled up to Denver with Pamela Tracy. Our adventure to Denver began Wednesday the 16th. We drove a bunch of hours up to Denver. It was a blast hanging with Pamela. We saw some fantastic views through Utah. Never been to Moab so that was cool as well. Once we arrived, I was on the go non-stop. Classes by stellar faculty such as Donald Maass, Margaret Daley, Natasha Kern, and so on. I got several brain cramps[…]

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Writers Contest

~~~ Writing contests are, or should be in my opinion, a big part of the writing process toward publication. Why? You might ask? Well, a couple reasons. First, they get you focused. Having a goal for me is part of keeping me focused on making progress on a project. Knowing I have to submit something by a certain date keeps me focused. Second, it gives me objective feedback. Yep. Getting your stuff out in front of other people who will then give you impartial feedback will ever improve your writing. I’m a prime example. Over the past 18 months or[…]

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