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June 2001 Index~Volume 18 No. 3

CWJ -2002 October cover

Regular Features:

3 From the Editor by Deborah Ranchuk

13 Spotlighting the Linksby Carole Roy In this issue: General Writer's Information Sites.

57 NOTES Canadian and other Markets, Contests, Notices, Awards and Writer's Guidelines.

64 Advertisements - A Word from our Supporters.

SIDEBARS on page 26, 34.

Quotes for Thought on pages 3, 12, 40, 46, 52, 56, 57, 61.


Short Fiction Contest Winners

5 First Prize Winner:

Laughter by Darcy Olmstead, Oakville, ON.

8 Honourable Mention Winner

Peace: The Aftermath by Rick Cook, Mt. Clemens, MN.

10 Honourable Mention Winner

The Staircase by Loretta Hoshowsky, Toronto, ON.

Articles:

15 Tune Your Ear for Dialogue by Rebecca J. Passonneau A Linguist talks about dialogue.

20 Benefits of Keeping a Time Log by Barbara Molin Take your writing career to the next level.

22 How To Win Screenwriting Contests by Christina Hamlett Useful tips for aspiring scriptwriters.

25 Shaping Through Metaphor by Carol A. Adams Implement the power of metaphor in poetry.

27 The Electronic Query Letter by Mary P. Walker The use of email to send query letters.

30 To Catch An Editor, First You Need A Hook by Deb Smith How to capture the eye of a writing-weary editor.

32 If You Can Be Funny by Kay Parley A writer's view on laughing your way into the markets.

35 Marketing Bread Dough by Rheta Hutton Daily events that inspire comical writing themes.

37 A Writer Must Be Passionate by Irene A. Godin How to focus your emotions when you write.

39 Memories Can Make A Novel by Norma Hawkins Turn personal experiences into prose.

41 Writing the Tribute Column by Linda Jeays Column writing your way toward financial gain.

44 Creating a Writing Event by Elizabeth Mittler How to extend your writer's group activities into the community while gaining fresh inspiration.

47 Harnessing The Black Dog by Joyce-Anne Locking Shed the light on writer's block.

48 What Kind Of Writer Are You? by Irene A. Godin A humorous look at different types of writers.

50 Crafting Poetry on the Word Processor by Carolyn Cutler Tips for using typewriters and computers for poetry.

52 Words From The Paranoid by Deborah Ranchuk The importance of saving your work, written or electronic.

Poetry:

7 Missing You by Renée Drouin

12 Surrender by Patricia Melnyk

14 "News" Photo by Joan McGuire

19 The Source For Us by Terrie Todd

29 Bon Voyage by Alice Frampton

34 Ploughed Under by John A. C. Gross

36 My Flag: My Country by John A. C. Gross

38 The General Store by D.G. Cottrell

38 With The Sweep Of An Eyelash by Irene A. Godin

43 Words Tumble No More by Irene A. Godin

53 Like Father, Like Son by Richard Lawrence Belford

53 Poets' Biographies

54 Reviews

Poet's Market: A Cross Section of Contemporary Verse

Reviewed by Ronald Charles Epstein

Word by Word by John Trillius and Elizabeth Engstrom and the Presenters of the Maui Writers' Conference

Reviewed by L. Jans