This is the fifth year that Vivian Kirkfield has run this contest. Contestants write a story appropriate for kids ages 12 or under, that has a total word count of 50 or less. This year it looks like there are upwards of 700 entries (one/person). Here’s mine. Continue reading TIME FOR THE #50PRECIOUSWORDS KIDLIT CONTEST
My entry about a holiday helper for Susanna Hill’s 10th Annual Holiday Contest. Continue reading The Holiday Helper Contest
In this post, I talk about the magic of haiku and how it allows you to paint a picture and your emotions in just a few words. Some of my haiku are included. Continue reading Do You Haiku?
This page introduces Sara Fajardo, a multimedia journalist, writer, editor, poet, and all-around amazing person. She was recently signed with Nicole Geiger @ Full Circle Literary. Continue reading Sarita Fajardo, Multimedia Storyteller
Telling stories to children can bring many benefits–from encouraging language, speech, and creativity, to promoting a sense of wonder at the world, to building stronger parent-child bonds. And it can be fun for all! Continue reading Why Do We Tell Stories?