Stefanie Allison

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Stefanie Allison has been an active member of the A Word With You Press community since 2010. She won her first contest in December 2012 with the “Ton of Bricks” contest. She has also successfully completed the NaNoWriMo challenge in 2017, 2018, and 2020. She writes primarily fiction dealing with the paranormal and its various subjects—which includes her four novels-in-progress. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education from California State University, Long Beach. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Stefanie is our "Minister without Portfolio" meaning she will be putting her thumb in the dike as waters rise wherever she is needed. She will find and post articles that pique the interest of every writer, locate and post contests other than our own that you might want to enter. Found something to share with the community? Contact Stef at

Posts by Stefanie

Jon Tobias is Knock-Knock-Knocking on Heaven’s Door! #19

"The highest tribute to the dead is not grief, but gratitude." Thornton Wilder

A Bridge (Not) Too Far for Mischka Blank! Entry #17

Stone tape theory: the theory that emotional moments can be "recorded" by rocks, stones, and even man-made structures.

Down the Barrel of a Gun…Derek Hatcher Entry #16

"Yeah? Well, you're not from Chicago." -- Eliot Ness, "The Untouchables"

Kristy Webster-Gonzalez Is Seeing Red–Entry #15

"Oh, that red hair of hers is no lie." Michaleen Flynn, from "The Quiet Man"

R.H. Hugo Has Us in Orbit! Entry #14

How many times has a person pulled us in...never knowing if it is a planet, a star, or a black hole?

Parched for Freedom…Mike Casper #13

"In the desert I make a way, in the wasteland..." Isaiah 43:19

Jose Monroy Is High as a Cloud! Entry #12

The future looks a little cloudy...

Cat Got Your Tongue, Miryam Howard? Entry #11

Here, kitty, kitty, kitty...

The Envelope Is Mightier Than the E-Mail

"Sometimes, the old ways are best." --Eve Moneypenny, "Skyfall" (2012)

Happy World Poetry Day!

Is this going to be a federally recognized holiday yet?

Before Tonight Becomes a Memory: Our Sixth Annual Reunion

Is it too late to get a latte from Starbucks?

How A-Doll-Able…

It was time for me to Kafka up a new post.