Halloweensie 2016

It’s time for the annual Halloweensie challenge for picture book writers created by Susanna Leonard Hill and I’m once again participating.  If you’re unfamiliar with it, you can check out her blog here. This year’s challenge is as follows: write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (title not included in the 100 words, children […]

50 Word Story

I’m knee deep in Reading for Reasearch Month but I’m still trying to produce my manuscripts for 12X12 (and myself).  That being said, there’s yet another contest going on and this one is quite the challenge.  Can you write a complete story in only 50 words? 

Valentiny Contest

I’m diving into all the things this year and that includes all the writing opportunities I can find.  One such opportunity is the Valentiny contest found on Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog: http://susannahill.com/2016/02/08/be-still-my-heart-the-1st-annual-valentiny-writing-contest-is-here/ 

Writing Prompts

I am always game for a good writing challenge.  I’ve been doing a writing prompt a day for a while now in order to keep the writing wheels greased (and sometimes they generate ideas for other stories).  The prompt I did yesterday was to write a “dialogue ONLY scene between two characters (NO narrative description […]