I know, I know! You’ve been up all night, wearing holes in your carpet, nibbling your nails to nubbins, refreshing your browser every 10 seconds in case the blog notification you’re waiting for somehow needs a nudge to load, picking the clock up to make sure you read it right because YIKES! how long can … Continue reading The 6th Annual Valentiny Writing Contest FINALISTS!!! – Vote For Your Favorite!!!
Knock, knock! Who’s there? Atlas. Atlas who? Atlas, it’s Valentines Day! Ok, well, it’s not quite Valentines. . . How about this one? Knock, knock! Who’s there? Iguana. Iguana who? Iguana hold your hand! Ok 😊 I’ll stop 😊 Because what iguana do really is let you know that it’s time to fire up those … Continue reading Eh, What’s Up Doc? Announcing The Guidelines For The 6th Annual Valentiny Writing Contest!!!
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!!!