I received a request to judge two entries for a contest that somehow didn't receive critiques from the judge who scored them. I agreed and now I can see why one of them didn't get critiqued. I won't say it is horrible. I wouldn't say that about anyone's writing. But there is a big difference… Continue reading What are you Reading Thursday
I can shout it from the roof tops that I have finished reading my Laurie contest entries. I can also say that I enjoyed each and everyone of them. I did not feel that any of the entrants were fledglings as writers. Their stories were thought out and well written. Were any of them perfect?… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursday
I thought last week I was finally through judging contest entries. Boy was I wrong. I got asked if I could judge a few more yesterday afternoon. I had even started reading for pleasure: Finger Licking Fifteen, but that is now on hold while I do a few more entries.
It is contest entry reading time. First twenty-five pages. I've read three so far and I have several to go before this task is complete. Are they good? bad? excellent? Well to sum it they come in all shapes and sizes, tastes and sometimes with a far stretch of the imagination. Occasionally you'll find a… Continue reading What Are You Reading Thursday