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More writing contests & resources

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Dec• 02•15

The Writer has  posted more writing contests and resources here including their upcoming contest judged by  Colum McCann that awards a first prize of $1,000.  But enter soon since the deadline is  midnight December 6.

The fine print:

  • Entry fees: one story for $25, and up to five additional stories for $15 each on the same transaction.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • Visit our contest page for more details.

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  1. Wednesday says:

    I just finished reading your *Bullies, Bastards, & Bitches* for the first time. I’m now in the process of going back and trying to figure out the steps to craft three separate villains using your information.

    This has led to my wishing for a workbook to craft the villain-types you write about. So I’m writing to ask if you might consider creating a workbook to go along with the book. I can’t be the only one out there who’d find one useful.

    Thanks for writing something so invaluable, to make villains so layered and scary.

    • jessicap says:

      Thanks so much for the kind words.
      Let me think about this and figure out if I can make it happen. I’m in the midst of other projects, so cannot immediately take this on. I had an article about villains featured in the Right Now! anthology series. I also believe there is more information that goes along with this book at the Writer’s Digest site. Put in my name and title and more info should come up. You can also shoot me an email at jessicapage(at)spiritone(dot) com. Thanks again!

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