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
A this little birdie video short for you... And what better to go with a January video than flower & veggie seed catalogs? This crazy warm weather has me hankering for Spring! The Hardest part is trying to figure out what I want to grow this go around. So many choices! What are some… Continue reading January Video Short & Seed Catalogs
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'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
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!
What would you do if you lost your favorite sweater? Would you climb a tree to look for it? How about search an icy berg, or check the den of a Kingly Lion? Me? Oh, that's easy....I'd bake a cake, duh! Perhaps the yummy smell would lure it back home! What's all this talk about… Continue reading GIRAFFE’S BLUE SWEATER
She said what? She must have been drinking..heavily...otherwise she NEVER would have said that!What did she say?Well....She said Ann Romney, stay at home Mom to 5 boys, had NEVER worked a day in her life!!!!! I know! I'm thinking the same thing! Was she abducted by aliens and her brain was sucked right out of… Continue reading O No She Didn’t!