A kidlit contest based on a Gif? How could I NOT participate? Especially after coming across this fun Gif at Giphy.com that reminded me of an ever so popular Beatles tune about a submarine. Of course, there are rules... Child friendly. Under 150 words. MUST use a Gif as inspiration for the story. No other… Continue reading Spring Fling Kidlit Contest- The Yellow Snazzy Car
It's Halloween again, yay for candy! Er...I mean costumes!!! And of course I can't break tradition an NOT write a Halloween story for entry into Susanna Leonard Hill's Halloweensie Contest. I don't break tradition. Though I didn't put up my Halloween decor this year, so I guess that I do. What I meant to say was...I TRY… Continue reading TIGER, SPIDER, SPELL… & HALLOWEEN COSTUME THROWBACKS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!
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
You're back, yay! Ready to see the inside of our new-old-farmhouse? Great! But first, why don't you grab a few boxes and help a girl out, ha! Too bad it doesn't work like that. Want to hear a funny story? It goes like this... It was a dark and windy night (I'm afraid of the… Continue reading Our New-Old-Farmhouse!
I’m trying to learn new things. Figuring out short music videos just happens to be one of those things. How to eat just one slice of chocolate sheet cake at a time is another. But one can never really learn two new things at once, right? So, here’s my first attempt at a short… Continue reading Early Summer Garden
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
If there's one thing being a children's book author has taught me, it's how to wait . . . And wait . . . And wait. . . . And wait some more. But ya know what? Sometimes all that painful, excruciating, agonizing, and let's be honest..diabolical waiting, turns out to be the most… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – I’ll Wait, Mr. panda