Writing Contest… No Winners?

So I must admit that I received way less entries than the last writing contest I hosted here on Writers BloK. In fact... there were no entries this time. Everyone's been a bit busy I guess, and I did have a few people tell me (both through Writers BloK and email) that they wanted to enter but…

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Camp Nanowrimo + YA Romance Sneak Peek

If you didn't know, yesterday was the first the day of Camp Nanowrimo, the spring version of the National Novel Writing Month challenge. If you haven't started the challenge yet, don't worry! It's never too late to start- as long as April isn't over when you read this, of course. Without Nanowrimo, I would probably…

The Hunger Games- From Peeta’s Eyes (10)

Chapter Ten Katniss leaves the cave, and I lay alone in the darkness thinking about… thinking about everything. There’s not a single thought that I go over in my brain, but a series of several thoughts. How can I pick one? Everything is so overwhelming, so confusing, so perfectly perfect while also dreadfully dreadful. My…

The Hunger Games- From Peeta’s Eyes (4)

Chapter Four As the sun rises, the birds and other forest creatures spring to life. Our footsteps through the forest are joined by the soft song of the birds, the screaming of squirrels when we pass their trees, and the occasional snake slithering through the brush. “I’m hungry,” Glimmer whines, and all five of us…

The Hunger Games-From Peeta’s Eyes (2)

Chapter Two “They don’t have much of a selection this year, do they?” Glimmer remarks as she rummages through the cornucopia. I’ve learned that she’s the most talkative of the careers; her mouth runs incessantly and no one can make it stop. Marvel looks up from a bag of fruit strips, which he’s found a…

Dixie

Hello everyone, I just wanted to do a quick post to honor one of our cows, Dixie. She passed away this morning, leaving her sister Winnie behind. Winnie seems pretty confused right now, but hopefully going out to spend time with her over the next few days will help her. Dixie was a sweet, completely…

That Girl- A YA Novel

I've been getting more and more into writing YA romance. I started this novel two days ago and could use some opinions. Critiques are certainly welcome! Chapter One It wasn’t love at first sight. I’ve known Jean since middle school, or rather, I knew of him. It wasn’t until sophomore year that I started crushing…