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by KennAllan
Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Best of the Best Winners - 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5393

Re: Best of the Best Winners - 2014

What a nice morning suprise!

Thanks for the congrats, and congrats to Graham and Gerald. Nice goin', guys!
by KennAllan
Sun Jun 15, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--MASTERING METER
Replies: 65
Views: 40152

Re: Be a Better Writer--MASTERING METER

Somebody call me? First off, I'd like to compliment Jan on her lesson; I've explained meter on occasion but never with such skill and eloquence. You are indeed a gifted teacher. Actually, Cinnamon Bear apparently uses the same general system as I do. When first planning a poem, I consider the mood I...
by KennAllan
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for CHILLAX Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 2049

Re: Winners for CHILLAX Challenge

Cool - lots of new and familiar names. Congrats!
by KennAllan
Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for EXHALE
Replies: 4
Views: 2801

Re: Winners for EXHALE

Another X-cellent batch of writing. Congrats!
by KennAllan
Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for EXPIRED
Replies: 7
Views: 3193

Re: Winners for EXPIRED

Wow... this was a surprise.

Congratulations, everyone. Another great week.
by KennAllan
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for EXPECT
Replies: 9
Views: 4051

Re: Winners for EXPECT

Congratulations, everyone. Looks like it's going to be a great quarter.
by KennAllan
Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for THUMP
Replies: 10
Views: 4795

Re: Winners for THUMP

Nice goin', everyone.

Thanks to all who commented on my entry - it tickled me to write it and tickles me more to share it.
by KennAllan
Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for THUMP Challenge
Replies: 2
Views: 1460

Re: Highest Rankings for THUMP Challenge

Wow... cool!

Great work, everybody!
by KennAllan
Fri May 03, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Rules, Ratings, Judges and Official Info
Topic: Formatting of Entries
Replies: 8
Views: 6268

Re: Formatting of Entries

Sometimes even the simplest of things can get'cha. I remember my entry, "Deliver Us From Kittens," when all my long dashes were turned into "¾."

Lesson: Always preview/check your entry BEFORE hitting the Submit button.
by KennAllan
Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for ACHOO!
Replies: 9
Views: 4148

Re: Winners for ACHOO!

Hooray! Great job, everyone!
by KennAllan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for SPLASH
Replies: 9
Views: 4530

Re: Winners for SPLASH

Congrats, everyone!
by KennAllan
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Pacific Coast Rest-Stop
Replies: 20605
Views: 2705150

Re: Pacific Coast Rest-Stop

Hiya, Leah.

Keep in mind anything you write for NaNoWriMo can be formatted into an eBook. The results from that event used to be considered practice, but now they can actually be published.

See ya.

- Kenn
by KennAllan
Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for HEAR
Replies: 16
Views: 8218

Hooray!

Congrats to everyone!
by KennAllan
Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Forewarned is Forearmed
Topic: Is this company liget
Replies: 1
Views: 3564

Hiya, Lori. Click Here for a thread on another forum discussing Glimmertrain. If you're interested in writing contests, try winningwriters.com. Just yesterday I submitted my entry for the Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse. Currently, I'm writing a sonnet for Comment Magazine's 2010 ...
by KennAllan
Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: #14--THE WELL-CONSTRUCTED POEM
Replies: 37
Views: 32414

Hiya, Jan (and everyone). Gee... your lesson on the well-crafted poem leaves me little to add. One annoyance I often encounter are heteronyms, or words that have the same spelling but different pronunciation. Whenever "forced" to use one in a rhyming position, it is a good idea to place it second so...

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