It's time again for Vivian Kirkfield's 50 Precious Words Contest, hurray! The What- Write a children's story with a beginning, middle, and end. ONLY use 50 words or less! Is she kidding? Nope! Can it be done? Yep! Want to see for yourself? Go ahead...Click Here! But before you head over to Vivian's blog where… Continue reading 50 Precious Words Writing Contest: THE VERY HUNGRY FOREST
I love book trailers. I don't know if it's the music, the art, the creativity, or all of the above, but I just can't get enough. And since it's Christmas and there's that whole 12 days thing, and since It's the season for sharing, and since I can't bake you a Christmas cake and send… Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas Picture Book Trailers
Every once in a while I come across an illustration that I just fall in love with. This sweet little piece I found a couple of years ago on Etsy, and I don't know if it's the green (my favorite color) or the raindrops (I love rain), or the yellow umbrella, or the cutest little… Continue reading THE FRIDAY FRENZY- Lola Dutch
I've been working on some stories All the whole night through I've been working on some stories They're special just for you Gosh I hope you really like 'em There's been blood, and sweat, and tears Please, please tell me that you love 'em And I'll send you all "Good Cheers!" Ha!Ha!Ha! I… Continue reading 50 Precious Words Writing Challenge
Sometimes you just need a nap. I've needed one of those for roughly the last seventeen years! Oh, I've had something that resembles a nap, you'll know it as the comfy-on-the-couch, tucked-in-just-so with a blanket...albeit one that smells oddly like dried baby barf, even though there hasn't technically been a baby in the house… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Chicken Wants A Nap
You know what Halloween brings, right? Yesiree, it's time for another round of SLH's Annual Halloweensie Contest! No, not SJP, we aren't sexing anything in the city today! Nope, not SNL either, but you are getting closer! I'm talking about SLH...the one and only, Susanna Leonard Hill, author of the fabulous newly released… Continue reading Halloweensie Contest, The Little Green Witch , and How do you go out for a pumpkin and come back with a puppy?…Yep, it’s FRIDAY FRENZY!
Want to know a little secret? I've got goals. Big, lofty goals. And you know what else? Walt Disney once said, "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." So that's what I did. Two years ago I took a big step in the 'doing' part of reaching my writing goals.… Continue reading Picture Book Summit, Baby!