This fun contest is to write a story for kids 12 and under with a 150 word limit using a GIF as your inspiration. You can find more info here. My 143-word story was inspired by an ice cream gif. I placed it at the end so as not to spoil the surprise! Enjoy! Continue reading It’s Time for the Spring Fling Kidlit Contest!
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
Here’s my entry for the 6th Annual Valentiny Contest hosted by Susanna Hill. Continue reading 6th Annual Valentiny 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?
Ruth Hickman, of Ruth Hickman Photography, is an educator and visual storyteller, a native of the beautiful, sunny city of San Diego, California, and a passionate promoter of education, culture, travel, and people! Ruth is one of the most creative, outgoing, engaging, and energetic entrepreneurial women I have ever known. She has a professional background in commercials, television, film, and education, and loves capturing life’s … Continue reading Afro Latino También Project
My interview with Paulo Akiiki uncovers his naturalistic style of painting with broad brushstrokes to convey feeling and emotion. Continue reading Paulo Akiiki-Why I Became an Artist
This post discusses using art and writing to talk about anything, without limitations. Continue reading Using Art and Writing to “Talk about Anything”!