Hi Everyone! Welcome to Perfect Picture Book Friday! Today’s perfect picture book is called Goosebumps. Put a piece of pumpkin bread on a plate, pull up a pillow, and let’s peruse this perfect picture book together! Ready? ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ On Halloween, Gertie McCrackin fluffed up the straw in her broom tail. “Let’s … Continue reading The 2021 Halloweensie Contest WINNERS!!!
I love running writing contests. I really do. Right up until the moment when I have to narrow a field of 300 fabulous stories down to a finalist list of 12 or so! That’s the moment when I say to myself (every single time!), WHAT WAS I THINKING???!!! WHOSE IDEA WAS THIS WHOLE CONTEST THING … Continue reading The 11th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest – FINALISTS!!! – Vote For Your Favorite!!!
***FRIDAY NIGHT UPDATE*** Sorry for the delay in posting finalists, everyone! So many great entries – it’s really hard to narrow the field and it’s taking us longer than expected. I will do my best to post them no later than Monday afternoon, sooner if I can. Thank you all so much for your patience, … Continue reading The 11th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest aahhhrrrooooOOOOO!!!
So, I know it’s Monday and I don’t usually post on Mondays. But this is a special Monday. A Monday I post on almost every year (except when I’m really behind schedule and end up on a random Thursday…😊) And you know what I’m about to say, right? Of course you do! This isn’t your … Continue reading Wheee-hee-hee! Witches In The Air! – Announcing The Guidelines For The 11th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest!
Hello there, my pretties! I don’t usually get to see you on Mondays! Especially at this hour when it is WAY past bedtime! (Shhhh! Don’t tell your mamas!) But I’m so glad you’re here. If you’ll all just snuggle up among the pillows, we’ll get right to story time. Milk and cookies? Alrighty. Once upon … Continue reading The 2020 Halloweensie Contest WINNERS!!!
You know, I really like to be trendy. You’ve probably noticed that about me. Always with the most up-to-date, hip fashions, always with my finger on the pulse of current events, absolute master of the newest technology (snort! ok, I can’t pull any of these off with a straight face 😊) But today, I am … Continue reading The 2020 Halloweensie Finalists Are Here. . . At Last!
Viper fangs and dragon claws. It’s time for. . . The 10TH Annual HALLOWEENSIE CONTEST!!! ~ for children’s writers ~ The Contest: write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (children here defined as 12 and under) (title not included in the 100 words), using the words skeleton, creep, and mask. Your story can … Continue reading The 10th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest ~ aahhhrrrooooOOOOO!!!!!
Howdy, Folks! I know it’s Thursday and not a usual posting day, but sometimes there just isn’t room for everything in the normal course of our weekly schedule. This is one of those times. And what is it we must make time for, you may wonder? Well, I’ll tell you. I feel it is imperative … Continue reading Doin’ The Skeleton Dance! Announcing The 10th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest!
Well, hi there! 😊 So lovely of you to drop by to visit on a Thursday when I don’t usually post! Latte? You must have heard about my irresistible new offering and stampeded over to avail yourself of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Yes! The hype is all true! Today, you can broaden your horizons with for the … Continue reading The 2019 Halloweensie Contest WINNERS!!!
All right, you guys. Clearly there was a dastardly plan afoot. A plot, one might say, involving sneaking, secrecy, and skulduggery! I know what you’ve have been up to. On a dark and stormy night, you all got together in a cobweb-covered barn and, sipping a delectable steaming potion concocted of chocolate and cream, with bobbing marshmallows … Continue reading Just When You Thought It Would Never Happen . . . The 2019 Halloweensie Contest Finalists – Vote For Your Favorite!!!