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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Comment Contest Winners

By Lizzie Vance and Marilyn Friedman

We had so many fantastic story submissions for the December/January and February/March comment contest. Below are the contest winners. If you didn't win this last round of contests, please continue commenting on this blog with your wonderful stories and poems. Remember, there is a new contest starting up this month for June/July!

But before we tell you who won a free class at Writing Pad, here are some amazing courses that we have coming up soon on the West and East side of LA. You won't want to miss them!  Classes with an * will be held on the Westside of LA.

You In 1200 Words: Writing and Publishing The Personal Essay*
Get It On The Page: A Creative Writing WorkshopThe Odd Couple: Creating Characters That Write Themselves*
Casting Call: Seeking Characters For A Killer Story
So You Want To Be A Writer/Finishing School


Children's and Young Adult Writing
From Bedtime Stories To Tales of Teenage Woe: Kids and YA Writing Pt I
From Bedtime Stories To Tales of Teenage Woe: Kids and YA Writing Pt II

Creative Writing/Multi Genre/Fiction
Best Ride Ever: Crafting The Perfect Story Arc

Journalism, Personal Essay and Web Writing
What's On Your Mind? Building Your Brand Through Social Media*
So You Want To Be A Freelancer*


Do It Yourself: Get Your eBook Published

Writing For Actors
It's All About You: A One-Person Show Workshop

Pet Project: Writing Your Dream Screenplay
Meet Me Now, Squeeze Me Later: Crafting the Studio Romantic Comedy*

Comment Contest Winners

May I have a drum roll please? Here are the winners of a free class at Writing Pad. The December/January Comment Contest Winner is Mae Alberto!

Congratulations, Mae! We asked the contest winners where they like to write. Mae says, "My favorite place to write is on my big, red shabby chair.  I like to sit in it, 'Indian style,' and I feel like it embraces me like my own little nook."

That sounds comfy! You can read Mae's wonderful piece about a cooking disaster here.

The winner of the February/March Comment Contest is Kristin Miles Palmer!
Congratulations, Kristin! Kristin says, "My favorite place is write is, oddly, in my car during a long drive. I have a short attention span so the changing landscape keeps me focused. There is no need to worry if you see me on the road though; I forgo the pen and paper for my phone's voice recorder for those 75 mph brainstorming sessions." 

That sounds like a great way to maximize your driving time, Kristin! You can read Kristin's charming piece about first love here.

We hope to see you soon either on this blog or at Writing Pad West or East!

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