Ah, life, why must you bite me so?
Anyway, today's announcement concerns two lovely, free competitions that you may or may not know about :)
1) Drop the Needle
This is being run by Authoress over at Miss Snark's First Victim. Simply email in a 250-word segement of your writing that shows off one of your secondary characters. Email address and further details available on the blog.
2) Writing Effective Description
Karen Duvall is hosting a 'Writing Effective Description' contest over the next five days. Each day she'll do a post about one of the five senses and conclude with an assignment. Simply post your answers to the assignments in the comments field for each day's post and you'll be in the running to win some writer-help books - plus you get to learn about writing description! :) The first post is already up.