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The Masquerade Writing Contest Winners!

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 The Masquerade Writing Contest has concluded! Without further ado the winners of the Masquerade Writing Contest are:
1st: Masquerade Ball- by Night Sky Of Feelings 
2nd: Phoenix- by Aj-anba
3rd: Smoke- by stargazer5

 

7 Line Contest Voting Underway!

vote-buttonTopic: Open
Submissions: 06/14/13 – 07/03/13
Voting poll: 07/04/13 – 07/12/13
The Prizes:
1st= $60 Amazon.com giftcard
2nd= $30 Amazon.com giftcard
3rd= $20 Amazon.com giftcard
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Featured Writing

Oh, The Righteous
Indignation-

by forgewright

FaceBook Follies- 
by forgewright

Beginnings-
by Aj-anba

cyber-munks-
by c4a1g

Imagine Him in an
Hourglass-

by tlhopkinson

Monthly Writing Quotes

If writers stopped writing about what happened to them, then there would be a lot of empty pages. -Elaine Liner

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anaïs Nin

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. -T.S. Eliot

 

Plagiarism- You be You, I’ll be Me. – by Forgewright

copyright-symbol-300x300Writing has rules. Your ability to understand and follow these rules will determine your accomplishments as a writer. Knowing how to structure what you are writing with proper spacing and punctuation as well as spelling may determine your level of professionalism, but Plagiarism will ruin your chances of being respected as a writer and can land you in serious trouble. Read More

 

Facts About Fiction – by Forgewright

benefits-to-reading-300x250Leisure reading has fallen as a popular activity with people over the last two years. New studies in Canada have shown several benefits to reading fiction, especially in children.

The University of Toronto has reported that two new studies they have conducted suggest that this may have negative repercussions on children and adults. The main focus is on the Soft Skills; the personal attributes that enhance a person’s individual interactions, job performance, habits and overall friendliness. These are directly equated with the Emotional Intelligence Quotient or “EQ”. Read More

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