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Joanne has published more than 2,500 articles and was award recipient of the 1990 Woman of the Year for Beaver County, Pennsylvania, for her accomplishments and excellence in journalism and to the community. Her co-authored book, “Unforgettable Journey,” won fifth place in the Grand Beginnings romance contest. An excerpt from her WIP, “Unearthed,” placed her fifth in the Absolute Write Idol contest. Most recently, her essay, “Perseverance,” is published in the Stories of Strength anthology in which 100% of the profits are donated to disaster relief charities. Her most recent articles were published in ByLine Magazine, Writer's Digest, AbsoluteWrite.com, and Moondance.org. She has a monthly freelance writing column at Absolutewrite.com. Currently, she is the sole caregiver for her 85-year-old mother.

Friday, April 15, 2005

Week 1 Idol contest. I'm still in the running.

I can’t believe I’m still in the running.
Jenna’s finalists’ announcement below.
Our top 9 finalists for Absolute Write Idol are (in alphabetical order so no one gets paranoid!):

Blue Texas
William Haskins

To read my Week 1 entry go here.
Title: Life: A Smorgasbord of Crossroads.

Okay, finalists! Congrats on surviving round one. Onto round two...

Your theme this week is:
Show us a conflict that stemmed from a misunderstanding.
Again, any genre, any format.

Length: 1000-1500 words.
(Or, if a poem, 25-40 lines.)
Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

Make me smile. Leave a comment...

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