Fall Writing Frenzy 2021: Dear Fall

Pumpkins, changing leaves, comfy sweaters. It's that time of year again.Fall Writing Frenzy time, that is. Many thanks to Kaitlyn and Lydia for again hosting this wonderful, community-building event and to Ameerah for being a guest judge. For more information, click here. To see the other awesome entries, click here. Because I like fun visuals,... Continue Reading →

SpringFling KidLit Contest 2021

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/14/51/5d/14515da4f03f3bac5f3f8a78f42d3120.gif Source Don't Snore, Snowdrops (wc 141) “Spring! Spring! Spring!” Little Snowdrop bounces in delight. “Let’s stand tall together, bright and beautiful!” grumble slump go Snowdrop’s siblings.“Shush Snowdrop.”“It’s still snowy.”“Let us sleep!”“There’s so much sunshine!” Snowdrop glows with happiness.Sun is just the thing to get everyone’s stalks standing straight.But Snowdrop’s brothers pretend they can’t hear.... Continue Reading →

50 Precious Words 2021

I've tried my hand at several writing contests, and they've all given me something to practice and learn. That's why when I heard of Vivian Kirkfield's 50 Precious Word contest I knew I had to at least try. Write a complete story (for kids) in 50 words or less? Even my shortest stories have been... Continue Reading →

Valentiny 2021

Many thanks to Susanna Hill for hosting another fun holiday themed writing contest on her blog.Entry information and everyone's fantastic pieces can be found here. ---------------------------- Shiny Sharp ScissorsWC 200 Sarah shivered while she stared at the scissors.The last craft session had not ended well. She had been thinking deep thoughts and not about her... Continue Reading →

Halloweensie 2020

It is time for the 10th Halloweensie contest. Ten years, wow! I didn't know about it before joining Twitter, so I'm excited to both experience it and participate for the first time. The premise is write a Halloween themed story in 100 words or fewer and it has to be written for kids 12 and... Continue Reading →

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