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Nate Worrell
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Writing competitively since 20
Writing competitively since 20

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2016 Gameplan
Hello internets.  I know I have not been giving you the attention you deserve.  I've been busy. I've changed jobs, and life on the home front has required me to give a little more attention to the fam and a little less attention elsewhere.  I hope you under...

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You'll Never Win a Contest If...
You never enter. Duh. I know, it's an obvious statement. Yet, this statement rang like a bell when I read Annette Young's recent article on her writing contest website Creative Competitor. " The main element to winning is to enter in the first place. It’s a...

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$800 Bursary Offered to Debut Novelists
Debut novelists can win a $800 bursary to have their novel professionally critiqued at the Writers’ Village Foundation, a not-for-profit award scheme established to help new authors. The top eight submissions will also gain personal feedback from the award ...

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Frodo, Harry Potter, Hercules, and You
Are you ready to go on an epic quest?  Ready to face nefarious foes and push towards glory? Well, at least when it comes to writing competitions? Author Annie Douglass Lima has graciously featured me in a guest posting spot. Writing Contests: Choose your Qu...

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New Project - Trying to map writing competitions.  Feel free to add your own.  I want to focus on LOCAL competitions, not national/international.

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My Personal Judgment Day
I wish I had an awesome wig to wear when I was judging the writing contests. Recently I volunteered to help On The Premises judge a writing contest, and the experience illuminated some truths that changed the way I think about and approach writing competiti...

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Recent Reading - Jacob Appel's Novels
Any serious competitor must study the greats. In the world of writing competitions, Jacob Appel is one of them. To find out why, see   my interview with Jacob Appel.  I recently jumped into his book The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up ,  winner of the Dundee Inte...

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Would Howard Stern Think Writer's Have Talent?
I'm watching America's Got Talent the other night and have the following thought - could I go on the show and simply read a piece ...
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