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King-Galaxius writing contest
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King-Galaxius Riggoletto-Vladmir Stravinsky, was born in the year 1975 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Her "creative juices" have been flowing since the tender age of five, when an aunt of hers, who was five years her senior constantly scared her about stories concerning the "boogie man". After that was history in the making. Stravinsky's first writing experience happened when she participated in the Sequoyah Book Essay Awards contest, while she was in the sixth grade (won first place). Later on, in the eighth grade she became interested in poetry. As a result, she participated in a poetry contest given by the Tahlequah Friends of the Library, won third place, poetry publication in the town library anthology for her poem titled Where's My Man?, and more. Since then King-Galaxius has been taking strides to make her mark in this world. This includes entering this contest to become America's Next Author.

Story: T. O. E. (Theory of Espionage)


Each week authors will be given a new question to answer which will lend additional insight into their story and writing process. Do you have a question you'd like to see the authors answer? Tweet it to @aNextAuthor!

What is the best writing advice you've ever heard?
Keep a journal.
When you start a new story do you prepare an outline in advance or do you just jump right in?
It depends on the reason I'm doing the story. If I'm working on a project that has rules and criteria to meet, usually I do a combination of "jumping right in" and writing an outline.
How do you deal with writing criticism, apart from just ignoring it?
Sometimes I use it as a learning tool.
America's Next Author has been running for almost 8 weeks. If you could re-submit now, would you change anything about your story?
Absolutely not.



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Hi, The story is interesting. About mid-way, I got into it and wanted to read more, but it stopped. Ciao, Patricia


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I enjoyed the story and look forward to reading the whole book


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Great Story, looking forward to reading the whole book....

Lisa Rose

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I'm Sorry but your story is very hard to read. Nothing really drew me in.


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I couldn't get past the Kafka references.

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