June Winners

by Lindsay 8/5/2009 11:17:00 PM


The first place winner of the June '09 Poetry contest is, Wanda Lea Brayton for her poem, Intriguing Is The Silence.   The runner-up is Henreich Sr. de los Santos for his poem, My Dearest One.


The first place winner of the June '09 Short Story contest is Simon Lovell for his short story, FutureVid. John Dodge is the June runner-up for his story, Smatchamo.


Congrats to all the winners! 


April Winners

by Lindsay 5/20/2009 12:47:00 PM

The winners of the April poetry contest are.... 


First Place: 
Steven Cooke for his poem, SET ME FREE.


Donald Mehlke for his poem, MOON GONE.


The winners of the April short story contest are...


First Place: 
Alex Greenwood for his story, OBSIDIAN. 

Adina Pelle for her story, A DYING MAN THINKETH.


You will be able to check out the winning poems and stories and our other favorites from the April contest in the April Anthology. 







The March Winners Are...

by Lindsay 4/29/2009 2:59:00 PM

The winners of WritingRoom's March Poetry Contest are no strangers to any reader here at WritingRoom.  Both Christopher Higgins and Ray Neighbor have both won before.  This time Higgins has won first place for his poem, I Am Still Standing At The Door Mommy.  This month, Ray Neighbor has won second place for his poem, Is It Just Me.  Congratulations again, to both guys!


The first place winner of WritingRoom's March Short Story Conetst  is Susan Tilly for her short story, The Bottle.  The runner-up is Amanda Crum for her story, Delta Ghosts.


Congratulations to all the winners! 



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The December winners are...

by Lindsay 1/20/2009 9:58:00 AM

Congratulations to Michele Stephenson on her first place win in our December Poetry Contest for her poem MAN ON A TRAIN.  Michele's poem, PAIR OF POETS, came in second place in the September contest.  Rebecca Derossett's poem I AM came in second place.


Rebekah Thome is our first place winner for her short story AMAZING GRACE.  She too, is a previous winner, two of her other short stories have come in second place in past contests.  The second place winner this month is Anne Constance for her short story THE SKIPPING STONE.  


Congrats to all the winners!


Keep the entries coming... the January Short Story and Poetry contest is now open. 


Congrats November Winners!

by Lindsay 12/23/2008 11:22:00 AM

We are pleased to announce the winners of our November Short Story and our November Poetry contest.


The first place winner in the November Poetry Contest is Joe Kruppenbacher for his poem BROKEN.  The runner-up is Cody Robinson for the poem Moment of Silence.


The first place winner in the November Short Story Contest is Amanda Crum for her short story THREE PERFECT CIGARETTES.  The runner-up is Rebekah Thome for her short story YOU WERE THE CLOSEST.


Congrats to all!  Keep the entries coming!


Congratulations to our October Contest Winners!

by Lindsay 11/12/2008 6:22:00 PM

We at WritingRoom want to extend a whole-hearted congratulations to our October '08 Poetry and Short Story Contest Winners.  Once again, we had another difficult decision to make and want to applaud everyone who submitted entries.


The first place winner of the poetry contest is Melinda Kahler for her poem, A LADY IN WAITING.  The runner-up is Debbie Campbell for her poem, I KNOW YOU ARE THERE.


The first place winner of the short story contest is D.L. Wilson for his short story, REVENGE IN GENERAL.  The runner-up is Rebekah Thome for her story THE VOICE. 


The winners short stories and poems will be featured, along with all the entires, in an anthology that will be titled:  RUNNING WILLOWS ~ WAITING REVENGE: a collection of poems and short stories from WritingRoom's September '08 and October '08 Poetry and Short Story Contest.  The anthology will be availabe in the PublishingRoom bookstore early next year.  


Thank you to Michele for the inspiration for the title you left on the the blog 'September Contest Winners'!


We are now accepting submissions for the November '08 Poetry and Short Story Contest.  Best of luck! 


And The Winners Are...

by Lindsay 7/8/2008 11:13:00 PM

After three months and lots of reading we have finally chosen the winners of WritingRoom's Author Launch Contest...


The grand prize winner is DUES OF MORTALITY by Jason Austin.  


The second place winner is SOLON by Raymond Springer.


The third place winner is THE FIREMAN'S DAUGHTER by Amanda Crum


Thank you to all of you who sent in your manuscripts and shared your fantastic stories with us.  There were so many great works and I encourage all of you to keep writing, editing and following your dream.  


I did read ALL the manuscripts so if anyone has questions or wants some direction as they embark on that well traveled path of re-writing please send me an message and I will be happy to provide you with notes.   



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