Category: Writing

Rochester Writers’ 2018 Summer Writing Contest

WRITING CONTEST Call for Entries in the Rochester Writers’ 2018 Summer Writing Contest Categories: Poetry, Flash Fiction, First Page, Colorful Memoir Prizes: Cash Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Places in each category. In addition, Best of Show will receive a complimentary pass to a future Rochester Writers’ Conference. Opens: May 1, […]

Life in Watercolor

This post was written in May 2016 I have had the opportunity to take another beginner’s Watercolor Painting class. The picture I created was inspired by the Sleeping Bear Dunes which are along the coast of Lake Michigan along the western side of the state of Michigan. The […]

The Return to My Creative Self

I have decided that I need to be much more creative. That I need to return to that joyous feeling of creating without expectation. I want to play with clay, paint, and beads. I want to dance, sing, play instruments, write poems, and share my story through art. […]

Write Now

✔️ Best advice for writers: “Finish. Don’t keep tinkering with the same book for years. Put it aside and start another one. You won’t improve as a writer by writing the same book over and over.” – Melissa Lenhardt

Persistence

You may have noticed I have had a flower theme lately. It’s such a lovely time of year with colorful blossoms everywhere. Flowers remind me of the things that we can count on in life. The beautiful things that return time after time. Just like God’s love. They […]

Night Bird

Stepping out into the clear warm night under red Mars and a nearly full moon, she heard birds singing in the tree to the south. Normally you would only hear frogs, crickets and night creatures at this time of day but something had awoken the birds. Moments later […]

Rochester Writers’ 2016 Summer Writing Contest

WRITING CONTEST Call for Entries in the Rochester Writers’ 2016 Summer Writing Contest Categories:  Poetry, Michigan Memory Memoir, Micro Fiction, First Page Prizes:  Cash Prizes may be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Places in each category. In addition, Best of Show will receive a complimentary pass to the Fall Rochester Writers’ Conference. Entry:  Entry […]