Ever entered a writing contest? I entered a number of them when I was younger but only one since I’ve gotten back into writing. That contest entry was an afterthought for a conference I was attending. I wasn’t successful.
Now when I receive contest announcements, I normally ignore them. Lots of rationalizations but mostly I don’t have time or think I’s worth my time. In August, I attended the Virginia Writer’s Club, Inc.’s Navigating Your Writing Life conference. In the afternoon, one session stood out about Contests and Getting Your Work Out. Based on the panel discussion, I’m again… Continue reading