Mystery writer Barbara Neely wrote her first novel Blanche on the Lam while working a 60-hour-a-week, full-time job.
Enter to win this witty retelling of Norse mythology from a best-selling author.
Congratulations to Signe Bergstrom, Anthony Howcroft, and Marie Smysor Watson.
Signe Bergstrom, author of our winning short story “The House They Built,” explains her inspiration and process for the piece.
Read the third-place winner of our “Great Break” short story contest.
Our second-place winning story was inspired by several trips to Venice.
For this bestselling novelist, the high-wire act of writing is dizzying and rewarding.
It’s important to clarify for the reader what kind of information he or she is getting when you repurpose true events.
The short story writer looks slant at real life to create compelling fiction.
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