Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poetry Contest Winners

The following are the winners of the poetry contest for "Jessica's Journal".


Laura Hildago


Jocelyn Sanchez

Carmen Lake Stone

Denise Dunnahoo

The poems will not be released until the publication of the book.

I will be in touch with each of you soon. Each one of you will have your poem published in the book of poetry titled, "Jessica's Journal". The winner will also receive a t-shirt from Tito Ortiz and a free signed paperback of Therapy and Jessica's Journal. Runners-Up will receive signed paperbacks of Jessica's Journal when it releases. You will all be given full credit for your poems within the copyright page of the book as well.

Congratulations and thank you for your beautiful words!

I would also like to thank all of the other entries. I loved all of the poems and it was very difficult to make a decision.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Jessica's Journal Poetry Contest

Write a poem about one of the following:

Mental Illness
Love Lost
Self-Harm (Cutting)
Overcoming Bullying
Therapy or Counseling
or a combination of any of the above....

Keep in mind that Jessica is bullied in high school by a mean girl group. She deals with depression, she is a cutter, she has no friends and escapes through her poetry.

Please submit all poems to writing_insomniac01@yahoo.com This contest will close on April 28th.

Winner will have their poem included in the published companion to THERAPY, will receive both paperbacks signed and will receive a free Punishment Athletics T-Shirt from UFC Hall of Fame Fighter Tito Ortiz!

GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!