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The Reedsy Writing Contest is adjudicated by these fantastic people!
Hayden Quinn is a Psychology student and writer from the UK. She writes short horror and romance stories, and YA novels which can be found on Amazon.
Bestselling author of Charcoal, Derelict and Ghosted, and the Lessons of a Student Midwife series. Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2020.
Amber is a children’s and YA fantasy author from the American Midwest. Her favorite things are words, peanut butter coffee, and following her young son on new adventures.
My name is Bar, I am a mechanical engineer and aspiring author from Israel. I have been writing for about four years now, on and off, hoping this on-period lasts long.
Also honored to be on Reedsy...
Let's say in my wildest dreams; I'm a writer. In reality I'm a person who couldn't write a story to save my life. I have always had stories in my head, but putting them on paper was impossible. Her...
⭐️ Reedsy Contest Judge ⭐️
Please be advised that my stories often touch on subjects such as sex, substance use, and have strong language. Please use viewer discretion when reading. My stories ...
Books mean so much to me, with their stories, their magic, their words. That is why I want to be a writer. I want to make words that make people more alive. Also, once in a great many pages, writin...
Full-time English tutor, avid reader, aspiring author and a bit of an art nut.
Feedback, both good feedback and (gulp) constructive criticism is appreciated but no deliberate nastiness please. :)
Student at the University of Florida
City-kitty who runs on popcorn, rainy days and quick talking. Waverley's life goal is to become a mermaid, but so far she's still trying to get through college.
ATTENTION: I am no longer readin...
Just Write...somebody coined the term, patented it, made magnets. I slapped one on to remind me. You can't revise what you haven't written. free write...Just Write.
A U.S. Navy veteran who loves video games almost as much as books. Co-author of the militaristic fantasy series Sethi's Song.
I write because it's impossible not to. A teacher by day and perfectionist by night, I spend most of my time torturing myself in front of my laptop. My first novel is optimistically close to being ...
Just a college student who procrastinates writing research papers by writing literally anything else.
I mostly write science fiction, or stories that involve wild animals or the natural world and the place Homo sapiens has in it. I read nonfiction for the most part, specifically in the broad subjec...
Working mom with a dream.
Caution: may contain swear words and scenes of an upsetting nature. But also jokes.
Raised by diplomats, currently living in Hove, England.
Former copywriter now turning her hand to creativ...
Tomorrow is a good day.
Hi lovely people!
To be honest I have no idea what to write in a bio...
I have been writing for my entire life. It all began really with 'Little Women' and the fact that Meg kept a diary. I lov...
A casual author, specializing in historical fiction -u-
I'd love to do some collabs with you!
My name is Dayna, I'm a judge for Reedsy and an author, not only do I enjoy creating works of fiction but I love reading them too! :D
Maggie Nerz Iribarne is a teacher, writer, wife, and mother living in Syracuse, New York.
Head of Prompts @ Reedsy. Fan of cats, superhero movies, and desserts. New hula hooping enthusiast.
I am a college junior majoring in English. I am passionate about writing in many forms such as short stories, poetry, scripts, etc. I am honored to be a part of the Reedsy community and to get to g...
As a writer, publisher, and teacher, Suzanne has over 20 years of experience in all facets of the publishing industry. Previously, as a book coach, she worked with talented Australian writers for n...
A writer who wants to share her work. Always happy to read a good story
*Reedsy Contest Judge*
UPDATE: For the next month, I will be taking a break from writing short stories here on Reedsy in order to write the first draft of my novel! I will be doing this through...
Copywriter living in NYC. Currently working on first novel.
Millennial writer who is passionate about mental health. Semi-colon and Oxford comma enthusiast.
Fellow writer here, livin the life of a newbie adult. I love writing short stories, and I'm currently working on a novel (very slowly)
I love reading other's work, so don't be afraid to ask...
I am an emerging writer based in Northern Arizona. I have a BA in Psychology with a minor in English and American Literature and an MBA in Global Business. By day, I run the Northern Arizona branch...
I'm a freelance writer/editor and blogger. Random stuff happens, I write about it: https://wordpress.com/view/mylifeisacautionarytale.wordpress.com. I'm also published on SharpHeels.com and Jottful...
I write short stories to keep writing fit but my first love is YA novels. I've self-published a few. Look me up on Kindle :)
Watched watcher watches watchers watching watcher watch. That's me.
Love writing, love reading other people's work and love improving and expanding my view of the world. You can check out my blog here: https://dlohere.wordpress.com/
I love taking classic stories and finding ways to give them new twists. Main author influences include: Gail Carson Levine, Neil Gaiman, Rick Riordan, and Jane Austen.
I am open to feedback on my...
I'm just a college student who loves writing and sharing stories with others. :)
I'm a self confessed sci-fi geek, paranormal enthusiast and fantasy fanatic. Did I mention sci-fi geek? I'm an editor and erotica author from NZ.
If sci-fi is your thing check out my short story T...
I write to keep myself entertained.
As a grandmother of 7, mother of 2 and married for 47 years, I had put off my personal passion for writing.
My confidence was broken by teachers during my early school years.
However, with my...
Just an education major who loves to write!
Aspiring writer, composer, teacher, and magic bean gatherer.
I'm an avid reader, clearly not an avid writer.
Yoda would be disappointed, but luckily my mother is still proud.
Aussie based acting student and queen quarantine-er. Stay safe.
O.S. Schaefer was born in a hollow log in a northern country, and raised by wolves. Today he lives in Greenwich, always knows the time, and makes a nice carbonara like nonna used to make. He is not...
I’m a Reedsy contest judge and aspiring time traveler. I’ve been an editor in the entertainment and publishing space, but now create script and game content for apps.
I live and write in Califo...
Mom of two humans and two fur babies. I love to read all genres and have just started writing.
I love to read comedy but I have never thought of writing anything funny..I wonder if anyone else ...
Mustang Patty is a writer who wanted to figure out the novel and short story-writing process for herself. Along the way, she became a writing teacher. Why? Because studying the process opened up a ...
A wishful romantic of the light and dark in both this world and those created.
Somtoochukwu Benedict Ezioha is a graduate of Biochemistry, a fiction writer, scriptwriter, editor and blogger. He is also the current and first President of Unizik Writers Association (U.W.A) and ...
My name is Kevin DuPont, I am an aspiring fiction writer from New England who is taking the extra-time at home during this spring to get back into writing!
I'm a writer, an editor, and a leader in the writing community. I obsessively write each morning, lunch, and evening. When I'm not writing, I'm judging content submissions, or I'm leading a group o...
proud owner of six dogs, two cats, and countless unfinished stories
24, she/her, currently based in Pennsylvania
add me on goodreads (/nataliest) for wordless 3-star reviews of the latest and...
Dreamy zephyr. Has nebulous thoughts.
I'm still looking for who I really am.
If you like what you see here, check out my website for book reviews, more of my writing, and my blog.
Laura enjoys writing when inspiration strikes and isn't flattened by a hectic life in the End Times. She has a few shortlisted stories, which gives her hope that she's not completely terrible but i...
I'm a dabbler in many things,
Yearning for my wings. I write poems, short stories, fan fiction, and random notes to myself. I love reading fiction, of varied genre, and words that move are what I'...
Author of Algernon the Alligator
I like to write with a lot of coffee and Indie music at hand.
Newly graduated with a BA in Journalism. Avid reader of multiple genres, including fiction, young adult, and fantasy.
Tain Leonard-Peck is a writer, painter, actor, model, and composer, and a competitive sailor, skier, and fencer. He’s a student, and his plays, poems, paintings, and short stories have been perform...
Just a work-in-progress human who would rather be a ferret or a mermaid.
For book recommendations and actual ferret shenanigans, find me on instagram (x.wingchi)!
Hi all! I'm a writer, reader, musician, artist. I really just love all the arts. I'm here in hopes of bettering my writing. I also judge; I'm a reader and love getting the opportunity to read so ma...
20 | Gemini (Sun) | Reedsy Contest Judge!
Lifelong writer and aspiring editor that is just slightly out of touch and looking to get back into practice.
A first year English Literature student, loves indulging in fleeting thoughts to ink them into forms of written work- stories, poems or random half written verses. An enthusiastic writer diving at ...
I am an English Literature graduate from Durham University who is an avid reader. I also love to write!
Student at Durham University, reading English Literature and History.
A Durham University student who loves to read, write, and perform poetry. I run a magazine, a blog, and a book instagram - safe to say writing is my life!
A Durham uni student with aspirations to write something important someday
A love of words, language, and letters has pursued my mind since I was a child. Reading is great, but writing has always been what my heart asks for. Just getting started, but better late than neve...
Hey !! I'm Alice, a final year student at Durham University (UK) studying English Literature and Education Studies. I'm also the founder of lifestyle blog Navigating Twenties ! So excited to read a...
I'm a recent English Literature graduate from Durham University.
Liberal Arts student who loves good writing!
I'm an English lit and history student at Durham University. I manage my university college's magazine, and have interests in editing, publishing, and journalism.
Avid reader. Aspiring editor. Blogger. Human of the cat called George
Hi! I'm a Durham Uni English Lit student who loves reading the works of others, analysing them and learning something insightful in the process. For me, literature is one of the most powerful ways ...
Patty Renfro-Wonderly enjoyed twenty-five years teaching fifth-grade gifted students before she retired. During her tenure, she was a mentor, curriculum writer and reviewer, conducted numerous in-s...
English Literature graduate, travel enthusiast, poet and short story writer, craft lover.
Currently studying for a Master of Arts in Creative Writing.
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