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by KennAllan
Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: #14--THE WELL-CONSTRUCTED POEM
Replies: 37
Views: 39118

I, too, always seem to gravitate toward an 8-6 pattern. My second favorite is an 8-8-8-6 where all the "8s" rhyme and the "6s" rhyme every other stanza. Playing with different rhyming patterns is a kick!
by KennAllan
Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for GRANDPARENTS
Replies: 1
Views: 2903

Wow - what a surprise! I really hadn't planned on entering the Challenge, but the idea just kinda demanded it be written. I'm glad y'all liked it.

Congratulations to everyone; the quality of submitted material just keeps getting better and better.
by KennAllan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Two Months to Go
Replies: 2
Views: 3559

Thanks for the hugs, Mid. I felt 'em right down to my cybertoes.
by KennAllan
Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: After a minor crisis, it is IN!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 5614

China rose wrote: I'm wondering if the problem is my Chinese computer.
er... aren't ALL computers Chinese these days?

Glad to hear you made it.
by KennAllan
Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Wishing Everyone the Best!
Replies: 13
Views: 10813

Re: Wishing Everyone the Best!

Don't stop now, waiting for the results. Plod on, complete the work, and whether or not you win, send it somewhere for publication. Absolutely! By entering the Page Turner Challenge, you have separated youselves from the majority who sit around saying, "I'm gonna write a book someday." It's not eno...
by KennAllan
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 11626

Hiya, Soren. I now realize I probably should have bypassed the Weekly Challenge last quarter. I'd planned on quitting at the end of the previous quarter, but the challenge of writing a poem in WHATEVER genre was thrown at me was too much to pass up. I'm glad I did it, though... much was gleaned from...
by KennAllan
Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 11626

Actually, I did consider writing a children's story in rhyme once... until I discovered publishers had no more interest in that project than the rest of my poems. So I'm giving up my poetry for a bit... although one of the characters in my novel DOES speak in rhyme. I've heard that most great novels...
by KennAllan
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 11626

Synopsis Sorrows

Anyone else having trouble boiling their novel down to a 500-word synopsis?

Sheesh...!
by KennAllan
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for TEEN/YOUNG ADULT
Replies: 10
Views: 8074

Congratulations, everybody. As with all the challenges over the past couple of years, it's been a pleasure writing with you.

Godspeed.
by KennAllan
Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: FaithWriters Platinum (500) General Discussion
Topic: This is IT--The Page Turner Writing Contest!
Replies: 18
Views: 17465

I had a little synopsis last spring, but some Kleenex and an over-the-counter decongestant took care of it ...

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