Happy Valentine Week!

MM Jaye's HEAs

WoL small Last weekend, I read about a short story contest requesting a 1,000-word Valentine-themed story. I had been thinking about writing a short story lately but never got around to doing it, so I thought why not? There is no sample of my fiction writing anywhere yet, so this was the perfect opportunity. Of course, since I’m the one to complicate things, I went for a five-character, three-POV story which was kind of challenging to squeeze into one thousand words, but somehow, after bouncing some ideas off my editor Christie Stratos , I did it. What I didn’t do was read the contest’s terms thoroughly; it was open only for US citizens. Total bummer, but only for a second, as the main reason I decided to enter was to create a short story that I’d be able to share which I had done, so no actual regrets.

As I was considering…

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3 comments on “Happy Valentine Week!

  1. raisingdaisy says:

    How frustrating for MM! But it sounds like she made up for her mistake very well and found a great new outlet. And I agree with her about finding a wonderful editor in Christie – she’s the best!

    • Thank you, Daisy! And I agree that she ended up doing very well regardless of the contest mistake. It’s really exciting to find a new outlet for your writing. Who knows what could come of it!

    • MM Jaye says:

      raisingdaisy, thank you for your supporting comment! I’m always the one to go for the silver lining! Christie helped a lot though!

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