Today is the day! Grab the flowers, chocolates, and pens! Pens? Yeah, that’s right! Time to write a story (214 words or less) for Susanna Hill’s Annual Valentiny Contest! This years theme is Guilt. Did you forget to give someone a valentine? Did you eat all of your mom’s chocolate? Love is not the only … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
Digging for Diamonds
The journey to publishing is not for the faint of heart. Authors spend years studying and honing their writing techniques and countless. hours keeping up with the latest publishing trends. Besides the hard work that many put in, I also believe there is a bit of luck involved. Getting rejection letter – after rejection letter … Continue reading Digging for Diamonds
Can you recall your favorite childhood book that was so fun to read that you had it memorized? (Mine was Stellaluna by Janell Cannon.) In the writing world, we are told to that in order to have a successful children’s book, there needs to be a strong narrative arc or a character that grows/changes through … Continue reading Growing Up