They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so I’m immensely flattered that my friend Emily stole my blog scavenger hunt idea with her own twist! And I’m even more flattered that she asked me to participate!
Here’s how this goes. Each blog in the hunt will have a link to the next blog, and a code. The goal is to link to all of the blogs, collect the codes, and enter them into the Rafflecopter included in each post! Each code is good for one entry in a giveaway for her upcoming book! But to get to all … Keep reading
A few months ago, a short story of mine won the Rewarding Reads Short Story Contest over at Sammy the Bookworm. This is one of my favorite shorts I’ve written, so I wanted to share it here. Special thanks to Elizabeth Lewis, whose Pinterest board inspired the story, and to the members of my writing group, who made it so much better!
All I Know
by J. Grace Pennington
I stumbled across your blog six months ago, while laying on a hospital bed with my leg propped up so that it kept falling asleep. I was bored, and clicking all … Keep reading
Legend has it, you must write a million words before you are really good enough to call yourself an author. I had long heard this, but it wasn’t until a few days ago that I began getting a nagging curiosity about whether I really was a real writer according to these standards. So last night, I opened up my many Word documents, pulled out a calculator, and started adding the numbers.
I was rather astounded at the result. As close as I can figure it, I have as of today written 1,005,301 words of fiction in my life.
In case … Keep reading