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by Verna
Tue Feb 10, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Master Class--SLANT RHYME
Replies: 54
Views: 40087

Avoiding my Savior, I'd dithered all day, Then wondered why all in my life was awry. Do you know how hard that was for me to do? I love slant rhyme when Emily Dickinson did it, but find it hard to do for myself. It's sort of like how the girls are parting their hair in two or three different chunks ...
by Verna
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Master Class--SETTING
Replies: 26
Views: 24403

I want to hear the rest of Vonnie's story!

And for an outstanding example of setting, I'd recommend Dee's entry which placed in EC today:

http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=27451

And I'm sorry teacher, but the dog ate my homework.
by Verna
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for "United Kingdom"
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

Whether you're Cleo or Eliza, you're an excellent writer.
by Verna
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for "United Kingdom"
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

Congratulations all. I was totally surprised and excited to have slid up from #37. You never know! I knew Jan's "Yorick" was great and I was thrilled to see my buddy, Dee, with her wonderful mystery in EC.
by Verna
Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for "Australia or New Zealand"
Replies: 27
Views: 9778

Good job, Mates!
by Verna
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Master Class--RHYME SCHEME
Replies: 25
Views: 19088

Just for you, Jan! I wasn't reaching for a compliment. Sometimes I'm truly awed by the talent here at Faithwriters. I feel like I've been blessed to have the technical background and the help of fellow faithwriters here, along with the challenges, to improve my writing. I've worked to become a bette...
by Verna
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Master Class--RHYME SCHEME
Replies: 25
Views: 19088

I was going to try to write one, but Carol's was so beautiful, I decided to read it again and scold my muse for being so mundane, and maybe try again...later.
by Verna
Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for USA
Replies: 29
Views: 11622

Some really wonderful and unique entries here. Congratulations to all!
by Verna
Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Master Class--REPETITION
Replies: 38
Views: 27757

My favorite repetition is from Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy evening, " which ends And miles to go before I sleep And miles to go before I sleep. Here's a little imitation of Frost's style SUNSET MEDITATION The sunset gold I came to see Was not the sight that beckoned me. Instead, the sun, r...
by Verna
Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: 2008 Page Turner Contest is Online Now
Replies: 3
Views: 4455

Thanks Deb, I'm old enough to be your mom, but I feel like I did when I'd tell my mom I couldn't find something, and she'd show me that it ws right where she'd said it was. :) thank you! Love, Verna
by Verna
Thu Jan 17, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for "A Stitch in Time Saves Nine"
Replies: 11
Views: 5203

Congratulations to all. Special congratulations to Linda Watson Owens on one of the most beautiful and meaningful poems we've had.
by Verna
Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for EVANGELISM
Replies: 12
Views: 7341

Congratulations to all!
by Verna
Thu Sep 06, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning entries for FEARFUL
Replies: 9
Views: 5343

Congratulations on well deserved wins! May God continue to bless your writing.
by Verna
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for SAD
Replies: 29
Views: 14370

Congratulations on recogniton for wonderful writing--all of you!
by Verna
Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for CHILDREN's GENRE
Replies: 36
Views: 15919

Congratulations on some really excellent writing and to the judges, too, who recognized it!

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