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September 2010 Blog Posts (8)

CONFESSIONS OF A CONTEST JUNKIE

I love writing contests. When I hear of one or come across a contest on the Internet, my heart starts racing and ideas flood my mind. My competitive spirit kicks into high gear. I may never run a marathon or win a ballroom dance competition, but give me a theme and a deadline and I'm up for the challenge.



Short stories are a terrific way to start a career in writing. Just ask Stephen King. It hones writing skills and forces writers out of their comfort zone. I wrote a story about a… Continue

Added by Sunny Frazier on September 30, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tales From Gundarland - Hank Quense, Author



Tales From Gundarland – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘The planet was named Gundar after the omniscient god who accidentally created the universe with an explosive sneeze caused by snorting a

larger-than-average dose of his favorite recreational powder. The

nodules of spittle flew through space and eventually solidified into

suns,…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 23, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Momma's Rain - Tom Sterner, Author



Momma’s Rain – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat

“I was four-years-old in 1935. My mother took my twin brother and me to a mountain park in Colorado Springs for our birthday. It was July 31st, a hot and sultry summer day in… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 21, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Miss Hildreth Wore Brown - Anecdotes of a Southern Belle - Olivia deBelle Byrd, Author



Miss Hildreth Wore Brown – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
Weddings
‘I woke up the other morning, took one look in the mirror, and went and called my children. “You have to get married. My face is falling.

People are going to think I’m the grandmother of the bride/groom…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 19, 2010 at 3:49pm — No Comments

This is how honey runs - Casie Premo Steele, Author



This is How the Honey Runs – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
There are 15 ways to create healing
1. Ask yourself who you are
2. Know there is no right answer
3. Listen to the…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 18, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Requiem for the Ripper - Brian L. Porter, Author



Requiem for the Ripper – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Forbes jumped, nerves getting the better of him, and in an instant the fear had returned. As a bolt of brilliant lightning rent the sky and lit up the

room through the sturdy windows of my home,…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 16, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Devil's Dance - Arliss Adams, Author



Devil's Dance - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat





‘A woman’s voice said, “Come on, come on, okay. Pulse coming up a little. Gotta get her body temperature up. No telling what’s been done to her. We’ll get

some pictures when she stabilizes a bit more. See what’s going on

inside. My money says she was raped.” Then a voice with a…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 13, 2010 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Fakin' It - Diana Rubino, Author



Fakin’ It – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



“This is no whim, and I’ll tell you why. It’s because the man I want doesn’t exist out there – or anywhere – except on the pages of my books and in my

mind. Now it’s finally feasible to… well, attain this dream I’ve always

had of finding Mr. Right. You’re designing the perfect creature,…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on September 10, 2010 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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