Certificate Student Arlene Walker, who has taken short story and novel writing classes, won second place in the WOW! Women on Writing Fall 2009 Flash Fiction Contest for her piece “Colored Girl Movie,” which WOW! published on their website. She workshopped the story, about a fifteen year old virgin going through an illegal abortion, in her Writers’ Program classes.

“Being a participant in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program has tremendously enhanced my writing skills, and being able to workshop my short story was crucial to my finally becoming a published writer!”

Click here to read Arlene’s story.

Congratulations, Arlene. You’re on your way!

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