Sep

19

500 reasons to read this entry ($)

“I swear, it’s not too late.” Literati! I have procrastinated to sail to the edge of the world, for fear that I would drop off the edge into oblivion. But I have had to sail to the edge in search of a contest that will challenge your abilities to produce a brilliant and important piece […]

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May

09

Tiffany Monique has a Jaded past! Our contest continues.

Literati!  New to our site is the brilliant Tiffany Monique, with her entry to our current contest Wingnuts. (http://www.awordwithyoupress.com/2013/05/04/wing-nuts-our-new-contest/ Her wingman as she sleazes into the bar is Dean Koontz.  Here is a bit about the lad: Koontz was born on July 9, 1945, in Everett, Pennsylvania, the son of Florence (Logue) and Raymond Koontz.[3][4] […]

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May

04

Wing Nuts: Our new Contest

        My lascivious literati, On behalf of Thorn, Gary, Diana, Derek, Billy, Ruth, Morgan and the Satikushes and Granny…Here we go again! Here is the sinario for our new contest, written in winglish: You are in your favorite sleazy bar… You’re getting trashed with (Steinbeck/Shelley/Austin/London/Tan/Villasenor/Folz/ Bukowski/Hemingway/Sully, Clark, Thompson…etc) …your wingman/woman… Just as […]

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Sep

25

Mac Eagan, n’est pas?

Good morning, Literati! Oh, my goodness!  Mac Eagan has decided to join us.  Here is his entry into the contest You Didn’t Write That. Simply titled: Tag.  You’re it! by Mac Eagan   “My name’s Luminess.” “Your name,” Detective Lasko grumbled as he opened a folder, “is Luis Michael Ness. You’re suspected in a dozen […]

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Sep

24

If You Would Be Kind Enough To Assist

from http://iamschan.wordpress.com/

Weighing in at 193 words, this unusually curt period piece challenged the normal verbosity of 19th century fiction.  But never fear, with a reliable pair of seamstress scissors, an old Remington typewriter, and some glue, anything is possible.  This is Diana’s first submission to the “You Didn’t Write That” contest. The Invaluable Assistant by Diana […]

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Sep

21

Was it a vision? or had it just

played your eyes? Hello again, my literary colleagues.  I am about to head up to Laguna Beach (yeah, life is tuff here) to work with one of my clients who is developing her memoirs that are morphing nicely into a novel.(It’s what I do, by the way. Send me an email to thorn@awordwithyoupress.com with your […]

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Sep

21

Bugger off!

Good morning, Literati from the towers in Oceanside that will soon be beach front property if Rick Perry is wrong and Al Gore is right. Brian Howard, our most robust rabbi, has penned an entry into our contest “You Didn’t Write That!”. As the editor-in-briefs (it is still quite early here) I try to imagine […]

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Sep

20

Dear Abby…How can I win this contest?

 My living, loving, Literati! Barbara Walker has found our rebooty site and has entered our contest You Didn’t Write That.  It’s amazing how many different perspectives the contest is inspiring. Barbara’s story is poignant and…well, why should I tell you what to think or feel.  It’s a good story, and a great addition to the […]

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Sep

20

50 Blades of Gay–You didn’t write that! contest continues

 Ooohhhh!  That Kyle Katz! You can always count on her to hang out in the alphabet between the letters W and Y. And here she titillates once more, with her take on our contest You Didn’t Write That! All of you who play here can help this contest sizzle by leaving comments for all the […]

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Sep

20

I, Clawdius–

Literati! Never underestimate the reach of A Word with You Press!  Here we have an entry from Wendy Joseph, an able-bodied sea-person on a ship somewhere between Oceanside and Shanghai.Wendy is an accomplished author, and I do hope that once you read and comment on her entry, you’ll check out the link to her book–hell, […]

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Sep

19

Karla Onstott is unprincipal-ed…but she’s got a handle on it.

 Ahh, Literati! Seems like we are not yet ready to put out to pasture.  Our core writers are returning now that Diana and Morgan and Rochelle have vanquished those bully hackers and disinfected the swing set.  Once you do it with A Word with You Press you don’t EVER go back.  Good to see you […]

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Sep

19

“Read this, Oh Caesar, that you may live!…”

… “If not, the fates with traitors doth contrive!”  Artemidorus, Orange Julius…oops!  JULIUS CAESAR! Ahh, Literati! That fine Sicilian, Salvatore Buttaci, has entered our contest, probably wanting to assume his rightful throne, as Sal was one of our last winners before we had to scuttle the site and rebuild. Sal has entered You didn’t write […]

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