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!
Darlings! Do you know what today is? Of course you do! That’s why you’re here! No one wants to miss National Tortilla Chip Day! Let’s take a poll! Which is better: potato chips or tortilla chips? and What is your favorite dip? Guacamole? Salsa? Queso? Other? These are the burning questions that can only be … Continue reading The 2020 Valentiny Writing Contest WINNERS!!!
Roses are red Violets are blue Valentinies rock And so do YOU! Hang onto your conversation hearts everyone! It’s time for . . . The 5th Annual Pretty Much World Famous Valentiny Writing Contest!!! ~ for children’s writers~ The Contest: since writing for children is all about “big emotion for little people” (I forget who said that, … Continue reading What’s In Your Heart? – The 5th Annual Valentiny Writing Contest!!!
***CONTEST UPDATE*** I apologize for the fact that I am behind schedule posting the finalists. I know you are all waiting. I did not anticipate 324 entries or I would have given myself and the other judges more time. We will do our best to have the finalists posted by tomorrow or Saturday. Lizard … Continue reading The 9th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest aahhhrrrooooOOOOO!!!!!
It was a dark and stormy night! Ghostly shadows lurked among the grave stones… …and from the mist-shrouded forest a ghastly voice shrieked, “BOO!!!!” Please ignore the fact that it’s morning and the kitchen smells comfortingly of fresh coffee and toast with strawberry jam and the only sound is your preschooler singing the alphabet song. … Continue reading . . . BOO!!! Announcing the 9th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest!!!
Roses are red Violets are blue Valentinies rock And so do YOU! Hang onto your chocolate everyone! It’s time for . . . The 4th Annual Pretty Much World Famous Valentiny Writing Contest!!! ~ for children’s writers~ The Contest: since writing for children is all about “big emotion for little people” (I forget who said that, but someone did … Continue reading Oh, Guilty Heart! – The 4th Annual Valentiny Writing Contest!
Update February 19 – Sorry folks! We need more time to make our decisions between all these amazing entries! I will get the finalists up just as soon as I can!!! Roses are red Violets are blue Valentinies rock And so do YOU! Hang onto your chocolate everyone! It’s time for . . . The … Continue reading With Hopeful Heart! – The 3rd Annual Valentiny Writing Contest!!!
What with all that’s been going on lately, I have totally lost track of this month! This is probably the Monday I should be posting a Short & Sweet or an Oh, Susanna! or something. . . . . .but instead. . . EVEN BETTER!. . . . . .I’m announcing. . . . . … Continue reading BIC Folks! – Announcing The 7th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest Guidelines!!!
2/19/17 PM Note to Contestants: Sorry! Due to various circumstances finalists will not be posted by 3 AM Monday as hoped. Judges are trying for late day Monday 2/20 or Tuesday 2/21! Apologies for keeping you waiting! (Hope everyone enjoys the blog title nod to Music & Lyric’s fictional band PoP 🙂 ) Roses are … Continue reading PoP Goes My Heart! The Second Annual Valentiny Writing Contest Is Here!!!