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Wednesday Update

Good morning, my lovelies!!! I hadn't planned on taking a vacation from social media, but I've learned to listen to my body. Sometimes you have to push through the pain, but most of the time it's better to hang back and rest. The last few weeks were rather ugly, and stressful, and hurtful, and far… Continue reading Wednesday Update

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Random Ramblings, Writing Prompts

September 25 Free-Write

 

This is the FINAL free-write flash fiction contest to qualify five writers to compete in the October TUFFest Ride event during the 2018 Flash Fiction Rodeo at Carrot Ranch.

The contest ends by the close of day September 25, 2018, at 11:59 (EST).

Good luck everybody and happy writing!
xo Juli

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

The clock started ticking at 12:00 a.m. (EST). That’s midnight in New York City when September 25, 2018, begins. The contest ends by the close of day September 25, 2018, at 11:59 (EST).

This is the final free-write flash fiction contest to qualify five writers to compete in the October TUFFest Ride event during the 2018 Flash Fiction Rodeo at Carrot Ranch. A free-write requires you to draft quickly.

You can revise, edit or polish. But you only have 24 hours which is not enough time to let a first draft set. We know that. We are looking at your free-write skills, your bravery to write freely according to a prompt.

Judges will examine how creative a writer can be within both time and word constraint. Charli Mills, Cynthia Drake and Laura Smyth all of Hancock, Michigan will judge all TUFF contests. Your free-write must follow all five rules…

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Random Ramblings, Writing

Writing: Hitting My Marks

I have tried many ways to outline over the years. But last night I stayed up to finish a chapter I've been working on, and for the first time in a LONG time, I felt really good about my writing. I was excited. When I sat down with my outline, I loosely followed Blake Snyder's Save… Continue reading Writing: Hitting My Marks