3 Things I’ve Learned About Writing & Competing Against Others

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

#1: If you must compete, compete against your peers.  The first writing contest I ever won was for a local haiku competition my teacher entered me into. I was in the sixth grade, and my entry was: Splish! Splash! Raindrops fall Making puddles ev’ry where So that flowers grow I was thrilled to learn it won first place. Obviously, my mom was, too. We showed up at our local indie bookstore…