During the holidays, I did a lot of marketing research and I even wrote a couple chapters on my own story. Boo-yah!
January 4 Question: What writing rule do you wish you’d never heard?
I think I was perfectly happy with passive until I heard the “Show don’t tell” rule. Because it was a long, long time between that moment and the moment where I finally figured out how to do that.
Today we also announce the winners of the 2016 IWSG Anthology Contest.
We’d like to thank this year’s judges:
Elizabeth S. Craig
Russell C. Connor
And the winners of the contest, securing a spot in the anthology:
Top story to be featured in the title and on the cover -
The Mysteries of Death and Life by Jen Stanton Chandler
Breath Between Seconds by L. Nahay
Sometimes They Come Back by Roland Yeomans
Mind Body Soul by Elizabeth Seckman
Captain Bulat by Olga Godim
The Silvering by Ellen Jacobson
The Wheat Witch by Erika Beebe
The Art of Remaining Bitter by Yvonne Ventresca
The Witch Bottle by Sean McLachlan
The Last Dragon by Sarah Foster
Memoirs of a Forgotten Knight by Renee Cheung
Of Words and Swords by Tyrean Martinson
The fantasy anthology will be out late spring - Hero Lost: Mysteries of Death and Life.
Ready for the next IWSG contest?
What writing rule do you wish you’d never heard?
We were invaded by Minions this Christmas.
In my stocking:
And on our lawn: