Archives for May 2010

Writing Lesson 35 – Be an Invisible Author

Author Intrusion I’d like to introduce you to a term, if you aren’t familiar with it already, called “author intrusion”. You have author intrusion when you’re reading a story and all of a sudden something is said in a way that pulls you out of the “zone” your imagination is in. It might be a […]

Processing Contest Entries

If you entered our first annual writing contest, you will receive confirmation within a day or two to let you know that your entry reached us and is being processed. If you do NOT receive a confirmation email from us confirming your entry, please leave a comment or email us at to inquire. Entrants […]


The first annual NOVEL Writing Site contest submissions must be in by midnight tonight. Check our contest page for formatting details and email your pages to