Category: Contests/Calls

Interesting calls for work or contests I’ve heard about

Shake and Bake 49: The Harvest Edition…AKA… Next Year Country

Hullo Sweeties Ever a denizen of “next year country” – I planted garlic today.  Planted it BEFORE I harvested the bounty of this years garden in preparation for… FROST. Yes.  Tonight we will get our first frost. It snowed today in Timmins…just a hint… Continue Reading “Shake and Bake 49: The Harvest Edition…AKA… Next Year Country”

3 Day Novel Contest 2013 – The Snapshot Gallery

Hmmm…. this gallery has disappeared once already…. let’s try again… There should be a slideshow of 39 silly photos here – if you can’t see it…drop me a note and I’ll come back here to try again…. Maybe it is taking tooooooo long to… Continue Reading “3 Day Novel Contest 2013 – The Snapshot Gallery”

My Way through the 3day – another 3day Novel Contest Post….

Hullo Sweeties… Well… it’s that time of year again. The 2013 3day Novel Contest takes place over the Labour Day weekend (August 31 to September 2, 2013). I’m back for another round of furious fun with a whole new batch of characters itching to… Continue Reading “My Way through the 3day – another 3day Novel Contest Post….”

3 Day Novel Contest 2012- The Wrap Up

Emerging from the fog of the 3DNC (3 Day Novel Contest) and wanted to send you all a missive about how it went this year. I’m still processing the whole adventure, but here’s a taste. As you know, I went into the contest with… Continue Reading “3 Day Novel Contest 2012- The Wrap Up”

Finnegan Begin Again

That’s the name of the tale that emerged over the past three days. It isn’t at all what I thought it would be. Isn’t that lovely? I’m off to heat up water, wash, and boat into town to MAIL in my entry. I still… Continue Reading “Finnegan Begin Again”

Blue Moon + 3DNC = possibly mad declarations from this writer gal

Remember when I said that I was afraid to start this blog because I might post something stupid? Or something that would come back to “bite me in the ass?” This could well be one of those times. The moon is blue tonight.  The… Continue Reading “Blue Moon + 3DNC = possibly mad declarations from this writer gal”

Making Lists: Another 3day Novel Post

Trolling the Web these last few days, I’m meeting all manner of new 3day cohorts and finding some great advice/support/giggles. There’s a great to do list over on Damsel de Tech’s blog Makes me think about my own “final days” prep list. Keep trying… Continue Reading “Making Lists: Another 3day Novel Post”

Why I do the 3 Day Novel Contest…

People do the 3day for a lot of reasons. The first time I did it (2008), it was on a dare. My first novel, Mostly Happy, had just come out, published by Thistledown Press. It took me 6 years to complete. I completed the… Continue Reading “Why I do the 3 Day Novel Contest…”

…and speaking of trampling fear…

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot” ― Nadia Comaneci There’s this thing I do every labour day weekend called the… Continue Reading “…and speaking of trampling fear…”

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