Help Pick Bad Writer’s Best Tweet

A hilarious challenge for all you author-tweeters out there! 🤭😁🤗

Allison Maruska

Some of you have met my alter-ego on Twitter, Bad Writer. She spends her days dishing out ill-advised writing tips and telling anecdotes about writing that come from her probably missing her calling.

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That tweet is her current pinned tweet, the one that stays at the top of her timeline. Tweeps pin tweets so thoughtful followers can easily retweet content that deserves more exposure. For authors, it’s usually some kind of marketing tweet. For parody accounts like Bad Writer, it’s the “best” tweet. Whatever that means.

It could the funniest one, or the most relatable, or maybe the one that got the most likes.

Bad Writer could use a new pinned tweet, and I can’t decide which to use. That’s where you come in. 

I’ve selected a handful of her tweets. Pick the one you think is “best.” You can choose one of these, or if you want to…

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The FIRST PLACE WINNER in the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Adele Marie Park,“Devil’s Hollow Holy Water”

A spectacularly creepy story from Adele Marie Park!

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

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It is my pleasure to present to you the #1 story from the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest.

Adele’s tale absolutely grabbed me from the beginning, and I really enjoyed it. You will, too.

Have a good time reading this story. I’ll give you my reasons for why I liked it at the bottom of the post.

Enjoy!


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

1st“Devil’s Hollow Holy Water”

Adele Marie Park


A community that hides a secret, sticks together. It binds them like glue and smells just as evil.

Holy Water is one of those towns built upon the bones of those we took it from.

Oh, they’ll tell you that the settlers wandered for months without water when they came upon the river. The founding father fell on his knees and declared it a miracle. Hallelujah,  Holy Water was born.

I’m smiling at you, Doc ’cause your last…

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Here Are Your Winners! Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver Writing Contest (July 2018)

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

Here Are Your Winners!

It seems like the wait gets longer each time, doesn’t it?

Why is that?

Because I need a lot of time to read and critique the amazing stories you send, that’s why!

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I KNOW you want to get right to the winners

and believe me, so do I.

These are really good stories and they’ll be getting invited to take part in our horror anthology that will be published in October! That’s kind of a big deal.

I read and critiqued ALL the entries, then selected the finalists.

Then I reread the stories.

And read them again…

ANYWAY, the wait is over and the winners are HERE.

  • TOMORROW, the first place winning story will appear here on the blog.

  • Tuesday it’ll be the first place winning story’s author profile.

  • Wednesday we’ll feature the second place story, Thursday will be the 2nd place profile, and so…

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