Michelle Stinson Ross
Vicious Editing
On September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Challenge #2 did not come nearly so easily as the first one.  An idea popped into my head right away, but executing it was much more difficult. The first draft was over 2200 words.  More than twice the maximum allowed.  Granted, I had rambled my way through much of the story, but by the time […]

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Pondering the Prompt
On September 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

The NYCMidnight.com Flash Fiction Challenge continues this weekend.  After a month of waiting, the results of the first challenge are out and a new challenge is about to be issued.  Several of the writers I’ve gotten to know were very pleased with the way the first challenge went and are excited to get to writing […]

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Flash Fiction Round One Up and Running!
On August 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

My first writing assignment from NYCMidnight’s Flash Fiction Challenge is a romance set in a surf shop with at least a mention of a pot of boiling water.  At least I’m starting off in my comfort zone.  But then again, not sure how that will stretch me as a writer.  Lots of ideas are flowing. […]

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Flash Fiction Challenge
On August 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let me tell you, I LOVE a good challenge.  I’m really excited to take this one on.  Several months ago I spotted a Facebook Ad for the Flash Fiction Challenge by NYCMidnight.com.  It looked like a great way to stretch myself and have some fun. Well Saturday is the big day.  The first challenge will […]

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Gone Too Far South – A Guest Post for the Real Housewives of Oklahoma
On August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Some great girlfriends of mine have given me the great honor of being the very first guest to post on their blog.  I had to share a little of what I wrote for them with you. I bet none of you would have ever guessed that there is a way for a Southern girl to […]

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A Family Legacy
On July 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

In the wee hours of the morning of May 11, 2010 my last grandparent, Melba Elois Holt Genn, passed on into Heaven.  In honor of her I wanted to share a little bit of the family legacy that has made it’s way into my writing. In Where Redemption Lies, one of the central relationships in […]

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