On August 29 — STORYTELLER

August 29, 2005. That was a day most of us who live in New Orleans will never forget. Hurricane Katrina blew in, and made landfall at Buras, Louisiana. The levees broke and 80 percent of the city was under water. August 29, 2017. Hurricane Harvey, now Tropical Storm Harvey, finally makes a turn away from […]

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Fundraiser for Houston Disaster Relief — Allison Maruska

By now you’ve seen the shocking images coming out of Houston as Hurricane Harvey batters the area. The size of the storm combined with the fourth most-populated city in the country has created an unprecedented disaster, and as of this writing, there is still at least a foot of rain to come. This disaster is […]

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Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: 2nd PLACE “Cobalt Point” by Anne Marie Hilse

I’m so, very honored to be chosen as a Word Weaver Winner! Thank you Dan!

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* 2nd Place Winner *

2Cobalt Point

by Anne Marie Hilse

This story gripped me right away and had me glued to every page. I loved the feel of the story, the questions, the intrigue – and Anne Marie has a great voice that resonates with me.

The characters are interesting (especially the main character) and the story unfolds in such a way as to make me want to keep turning pages.

All in all, it was a story I liked a lot. This story could easily be – well, I don’t wanna spoil anything. I’ll let you read it first.

I think you’re really gonna like it.

Anne Marie will receive THIS prize package valued at over $150:

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Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest: FIRST PLACE “Ruby Slips and Poker Chips” by Heather Kindt — Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR

This story by Heather Kindt is spectacular! 

Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest * GRAND PRIZE WINNER * Ruby Slips and Poker Chips by Heather Kindt There was a lot to like in this story. It’s great way to show how an interesting character can grab us right off the bat and immerse us in a story. Readers want a character they […]

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