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Monday, April 24, 2006

Just Do It

Jason Evans at http://clarityofnight.blogspot.com has a 250 word writing contest posted on his blog. It's a fun challenge. Prizes too!

Wander on over to Jason's and; "Get 'R Done!"

8 Comments:

Blogger For The Trees said...

You're having so much fun! I'm glad you found a contest...now WIN it!! You CAN do it!

One good pat on the back deserves another...

Thanks again.

3:37 PM EDT  
Blogger Jaye Wells said...

Hiya, Erik. Thanks for the tip. It's great to see some writing from you. I loved your story.

3:47 PM EDT  
Blogger Erik Ivan James said...

Forrest,
Thanks for stopping by. Yeah, I'm having fun. I believe you are too.

Jaye,
Hiya back, Jaye. Thanks for the kind words. I'll come look ya up.

7:40 AM EDT  
Blogger Bernita said...

And Erik's is one of the best!

8:05 AM EDT  
Blogger ivan said...

I went on a streak a year ago, where I won a number of writing and blog awards. I was fully employed at the time.
Now a fulltime writer, I can't win dick.
Is there a lesson here?
Work, especiall dull work, seems to wake you up.
Maybe I should take a job right away so I should be sufficiently awakened to learn how to set up pictures in my blog.
Says H.L. Mencken: The road is strewn with writers who thought they could make a living at this alone.
And: You can't be producing good ideas for three hours straight anyway. Might as well get back to work.

1:22 PM EDT  
Blogger Erik Ivan James said...

Bernita, Dear Gal!

1:41 PM EDT  
Blogger Erik Ivan James said...

Ivan,
I like the hell out of the "get back to work" idea. Just haven't been able to find anbody that wants me.

1:42 PM EDT  
Blogger For The Trees said...

Okay, Dr. James:

I went over to Clarity Of Night and read the entries - I liked yours, by the way - and then was accosted by a large HAND which reached out from the screen and grabbed me about the throat...choking until I agreed to write SOMETHING for the contest.

So I did. And I sent it off to Dr. Evans. He graciously acknowledged my entry and when I went back to the site to read it, found out I'd left out one of the most important words!! So I had to re-email him asking to have the offending verbiage inserted. He graciously did so. I think it helps, but nowhere near as much as it would take to come in even fourth or fifth. I think I'm in a league way, WAY over my head. Oh, well, that's the writing game. Learn something new every day.

Thanks for the notice of the contest.

3:05 PM EDT  

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