I’m back from the OWFI conference. I recommend this two-day conference to any writer looking to improve their craft. They had tons of workshops ranging from newbie to novice writers. The people are super friendly and I made so many new friends. Plus, OWFI hosted a contest with tons of categories and one entry fee. I entered five pieces.
I was so nervous during the Award Banquet on Saturday, I couldn’t finish my chocolate cake. My “Blood Lines” manuscript earned 1st Place in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror category, “When I Eat Blue” earned a 1st Honorable Mention for Picture Book, “Called To Hunt” received 2nd Honorable Mention for Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror, and “Wyatt’s Burden” earned 4th Honorable Mention for Short Story. Then, I finished the cake.
I’ll be posting notes on things I’ve learned in the workshops eventually.
[note: Somehow, my 4th HM for short story got left off the list during the actual Award Banquet, but I’ve been told it will be listed in the OWFI newsletter.]
For a complete list of winners, click here.