Writer’s Digest, a top resource for writers, has been sending out emails announcing their 83rd annual writing competition. It sounds like an exciting opportunity and frankly, I have been seriously thinking about throwing my hat in the ring and giving it a try this year.
The timing seems good as I appear to be developing consistency in my output, publishing a new blog each week and steadily working on a few other stories I am juggling. There is no rush to finish any one of the latter products, just a clear commitment to putting words to paper and seeing parts of stories come to fruition. Maybe tackling a special assignment like a writing competition is what I need to keep things interesting and seeing a short story through to the end.
What to write about is a bigger dilemma. And with it comes a bit of writers’ stage-fright! Continue reading