Okay, look at what I received in my email a week ago. Things are looking up for me!

August 8, 2014

Hi Edie,

Congratulations! Your piece, “Kachidoki Maru,” was awarded Sixth Place in the Magazine Feature Article category for the 83rd Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. You’ve won $25 in cash.

Again, my congratulations from all of us on the Writer’s Digest team!



Christopher Freese

Assistant Editor/Data Manager

Writer’s Digest Books