Word of Art 2 – I’m in!

woa2ipblogLast year’s Word of Art project was so successful that In Print Professional Writers have done it again.  Word of Art 2 started a few weeks ago with a call to writers to submit essays, poems or stories that are 200 words or less. Artists then select the ones they want to interpret visually on a 16×20 canvas in whatever medium they choose. Stories and art are then put on exhibit and published in a book.

Writers submitted up to three pieces and could have as many as two of them selected.  Since my entry last year, An Autumn Afternoon, was one of the finalists at the end of project judging, I actually submitted three pieces this time hoping to double my luck. I just found out TWO of them have been selected. I can’t wait to see what the artists do with them.

Here are the beginnings of the two that were chosen.  Click continue if you want to read the whole thing:

Dixie

The artist who selected Dixie is Janet Werntz

Her toothless grin
Her pink, pink skin
Her wild, dust-magnet hair
She’d snuggle close beneath your chin
To let you know she cared.
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Spare Change

Denise DeKing Stredde selected Spare Change

I watch as you walk by.  I hear what you’re not saying.

You want clean, swept sidewalks and easy access to the path of your intention.  Impediments in your way are merely obstacles to be removed or ignored.
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Idle hands are the devil’s playthings

IWeeping-Kindle‘ve been procrastinating.  Bad news for me, but maybe good for you.  I’ve just set up a giveaway contest on Amazon.com for three lucky people to win hard copies of my short story collection, Weeping Widows.  Click the book cover to the right or the link below if you want a chance to win.

http://bit.ly/1CBbhXO

Here’s a bit about what you’ll get f you win:

A collection of short stories about scumbags who lie, cheat, abuse, and sometimes even murder their significant others.
Evelyn A. Archer named her detective agency “Undercover Operations” because catching lovers between the sheets with someone they’re not committed to is her specialty. Two long years of marriage had taught her where her talents lie. Once her 8 x 10 glossies hit the divorce negotiation table, her client is guaranteed a pricey settlement.

It’s enough to make even an optimist see the glass as half empty.

  • Paperback: 28 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 27, 2013)
  • Language: English

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