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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.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Short Fiction Contest

I’m a little behind at catching up with my writer friend’s blogs and I’m glad I did some reading today. Seems fellow Pennsylvanian and friend, Jason is holding another short fiction writing contest at his blog, Clarity of Night.

Jason does a wonderful job keeping writers inspired and this contest is no exception. He’s using a beautiful picture for your writing inspiration. Go check out his contest.

I’m inspired and I found it just in time; there is still a week left before the deadline. Now we’ll see if I’m as good at whipping out the words under deadline as I am at weilding the whip at the freelance contest participants. Good luck everyone!

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Blogger Lori1955 said...

Good luck sweetie. Glad to hear your migraine is gone.

11/11/2007 1:13 AM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

Not sure I'll make this deadline, I'm overloaded with book reviews right now. LOL Thanks for the luck, though.

11/11/2007 7:56 PM  
Blogger nancy said...

yes, good luck to you as well!

11/11/2007 11:39 PM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

Thank you, Nancy.

11/12/2007 8:23 PM  
Blogger ~Betsy said...

Short fiction has never been my forte - I'm much too long winded for that! Give it a roll, Joanne. I'll bet you come up with something good.

11/13/2007 8:50 PM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

I'm longwinded too, Betsy...as you can tell by my blog posts. LOL Never did get anything written for this; there never seems to be enough hours in the day.

11/17/2007 10:59 AM