Here is my most recent flash fiction short story. Hope you enjoy!
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A Dream of Distant Shores by Alicia Doyle
In October I participated in another of NYC Midnight’s writing competitions. The challenge was to write a rhyming short story, of no longer than 650 words. My genre was historical fiction. I had to include the feeling “inspired” and the word “trust”. I am excited to share my rhyming short story, “A Dream of DistantContinue reading “A Dream of Distant Shores by Alicia Doyle”
Short Story: Lucky Day
Here is a short story I wrote for one of the many writing contests I’ve entered! Enjoy!
Updates, updates and more updates!
It’s been a spell since I updated the world about my writing progress and writing competition adventures so that is what I’ve decided to do today. Writing Competitions: Page Turner Awards: I am really excited to have had the first 10 pages of my novel long-listed for the Page Turner Writing Mentorship Award. I postedContinue reading “Updates, updates and more updates!”
Writing Keeps Me Sane
I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed today. My husband is currently deployed with the military until December and there is about a week left of summer vacation before my children (the oldest 3) go back to school. I have been trying to find the time and focus to do some editing on the first draft ofContinue reading “Writing Keeps Me Sane”
Writing Competition News!
I am procrastinating today. So, I thought I would share the second 100-Word Micro Fiction story that I wrote for the second round of NYC Midnight’s Challenge. I was given Historical Fiction as my genre, the action I had to include was Getting a Bug Bite and I had to include the word Brief. HereContinue reading “Writing Competition News!”
100-Word Micro Fiction Challenge 2022 Update!
Back in April, I entered NYC Midnight’s 100 Word Micro Fiction Challenge. I was given 24 hours to write a fiction story of no more than 100 words using criteria provided to me by NYC Midnight. I was given Drama as my genre, the action I had to include was Finding Cash and I hadContinue reading “100-Word Micro Fiction Challenge 2022 Update!”
Writing Contests, 30,000 Words, and a Series Title!
As it turns out, I love entering writing competitions. They are exhilarating and so valuable for my growth as a writer. Possible awards aside, the community of writers and the challenge of not always writing in a genre or about a topic that I am comfortable with is great for my author muscles. Also, gettingContinue reading “Writing Contests, 30,000 Words, and a Series Title!”
Writing Contests Update!
As you know, if you’ve been following me on this crazy journey, I recently participated in The Write Practice’s Spring Writing Competition! I am still waiting to hear the results but I thought I would include a little excerpt of Beezlebub’s New Beginnings Bingo and a link to Short Fiction Breaks website where it isContinue reading “Writing Contests Update!”
It’s Time for an Update
Untitled Novel/Series:I am excited to say that I have almost reached the 27,000-word mark and 10 Chapters completed on my upcoming novel! I feel like I can confidently say this is probably the halfway mark for this book. I thought about sharing some of my favorite quotes from what I’ve written so far, but notContinue reading “It’s Time for an Update”