I’m blogging at the American Christian Fiction Writers blog today. Here’s a sample:
We’re writers. At some point in our careers, we entered a writing contest.
Some of us found encouragement there. Maybe we received kind remarks from a judge that gave us courage to continue. Maybe we semi-finaled, finaled, or won. Maybe an agent contacted us because they were impressed with our entry.
Some of us came away discouraged. Maybe a judge was particularly harsh. Maybe our scores were low. Maybe we weren’t ready to receive criticism. Maybe we decided to give up on writing…or on contests.
But I think we all share one thing in common-confusion over what to make of our scores…
Read more at the ACFW Blog: http://www.acfw.com/blog/demystifying-contest-scores/