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Walk in Her Shoes

Originally posted on Rewriting Amanda:
Modern day St. Paul bears little resemblance to it’s 1906-self. Metal skyscrapers glint in the sunlight, casting shadows on the scattered red and beige brick buildings from a century before.  Asphalt and light-rail tracks cover the old stone pavers and iron streetcar grooves. Gone is the horse and buggy. Gone…

Upcoming Contest: Pitch Madness!

Got a complete manuscript? Head over to Brenda Drake’s website and check out her latest contest PITCH MADNESS.

Cost: Free!

Requirements: Though you’ll submit only a 35 word pitch and the first page of your novel, your manuscript must be complete and unpublished. Fiction only. Adult, New Adult, Young Adult, and Middle Grade of any genre accepted.

How it Works: On Monday, March 10 follow Continue reading

Let The Games Begin

The movie adaptation of The Hunger Games came off wonderfully.

I loved the novels, especially the first. Suzanne Collins writes well, but her true genius is plotting. The books gripped me with an iron hold from the very first chapter.

The movie drew me in with the same mastery. Continue reading