First Place in a Writing Contest

Thank you to the Story Circle Network for accepting my story:  Hoping to Be Missed.

I am excited to report that I won first place in the Reflections Personal Essay Contest 2018.

To read the story and find out more about the Story Circle Network, click here.

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

34 thoughts on “First Place in a Writing Contest”

  1. I loved your story. I was with you from the beginning and through all the suspense and the misery. Your twists and turns were unexpected and delightful. I was relieved to find a happy (or at least you got dinner) ending. A first place (publishable) story well earned.


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