Sunday, February 3, 2013

Essay Winner 

Contest Winner  Mary A. Berger Is Named A Finalist In's "America's Funniest Humor!" Writing Contest

Mary A. Berger, a writer from Hendersonville, NC, was named a Finalist in the 4th Quarter 2012 "America's Funniest Humor!"(TM) Writing Contest held by, one of the Internet's highest-ranking humor contest sites.
For her accomplishment, Berger has earned publication in's online humor showcase. Her entry, "Confessions of a Cross-Stitcher," describes how the hobby of cross-stitching can overtake our sensible side and lead to embarrassment and frustration.

"Confessions of a Cross-Stitcher" will be featured in the main showcase until new results are posted after completion of the current contest, which is accepting entries through March 31, 2013.

Other recent publishing recognition earned by Berger include Yesterday's Magazette, Working Writer, Not Your Mother's Book Anthology, and Long Story Short.'s bi-monthly writing contests provide great opportunities for writers who specialize in humor, and for those with real-life humorous anecdotes to share. 

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  1. This is great Aunt Mary! We're so very proud of you.

    1. Thanks! Just finished up Book No. 3 so we're hoping it will be out soon. Stay tuned!

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    1. Hey Shelley - Thanks for your good words! My editor and I are hoping to find a publisher for my third "Mattie" cozy mystery. In it, she and Clare tangle with an online dating site predator. He's such a bad guy, so of course, Mattie has to corral him using her smarts!

    2. Hey, Shelley - Thanks for your nice words. My editor and I are hoping to find a publisher for the next Mattie humor/mystery book. In it, she shows an online predator who's boss! More details will follow here.

      Mary A. Berger, Author of the Mattie Mitchell Humor/Mystery Series

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