Tag Archive: contest

Aug 26

Is this worth celebrating?

A couple weeks ago, I participated in a local short-fiction contest.  The prompt they gave was to write a new story for an old song in 500 words or less.

I chose the song “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes, and wrote the same scenario from the point of view of the woman.  …

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Feb 25

My “Instant Happy” Happiness Tool

Karen Salmonsohn, a woman who I’ve learned to love through the magic of Facebook, has recently released a new book called INSTANT HAPPY and created a little contest for bloggers. We have to choose a quote from her new book and write about it.  Just like any good miracle, there’s a quote I love that …

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Mar 09

A Toastmasters Miracle

Tonight I had the great pleasure of competing in my Toastmaster club’s International Speech and Table Topics contests.  I’ve competed in several contests before, but tonight’s had a special air about it.

Perhaps it’s because every one of the people I competed with is a top-notch speaker whom I admire.

Perhaps it’s because we’re all …

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Feb 13

The miracle of God working in mysterious ways

A while back I wrote about a contest that I entered in the spring of 2010 to earn my own radio show on the Hay House Radio network. It would have been a huge step forward professionally; but as I realized exactly a month ago today, it was a step that I wasn’t prepared for …

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