I just wanted to post a quick update about my writing. I entered a writing contest over at The Clarity of Night. The contest was 250 words inspired by a photograph. I have to say, this was quite challenging for me. I had a hard time crafting a story that was only 250 words, but had a beginning, middle, and end. I will post my entry here tomorrow, or you can check it out at the site. I almost gave up a few times, but I am glad I was able to post an entry. I'm not really sure how well I did, but I am proud of myself for sticking with it.
I also received my prize today for the newspaper short story contest I won last week. I am ineligible for the last chapter. However, in the letter I received with my prize I received a letter from the editor of the newspaper asking me to help judge the final chapter. I think I'm going to take them up on the offer. It would be interesting to read the writing of the competition.