Susannah Leonard Hill is the author of multiple fun picture books and sponsors three online kidlit contests throughout the year - one for Halloween, the holiday season, and Valentine's Day. She and many other kidlit authors are incredibly generous to host these contests, read through the amazing entries, and offer awards like manuscript critiques and… Continue reading Ghost House – 11th Annual Halloweensie Entry
Martha’s Snoozing Blues
Spring has arrived here in the South. Blustery breezes, terrific tornadoes, and bursting blossoms. And with the change in season comes another #kidlit opportunity - the Spring Fling KidLit Contest - sponsored by the indefatigable Kaitlyn Sanchez and Ciara O'Neal! Thank you both so much for all you do to inspire, challenge, and encourage the… Continue reading Martha’s Snoozing Blues
Robot Vs. Robin – 50 Precious Words Entry
Photo by Chris on Unsplash Vivian Kirkfield is an amazing champion of the kidlit community! Not only are her children's books thoughtfully and beautifully written, but she also takes time to encourage aspiring children's writers...like myself. Thank you, Vivian! Every year, she sponsors a contest called "50 precious words." The rules for entry can be… Continue reading Robot Vs. Robin – 50 Precious Words Entry
“Giveaway” – 53 word contest entry
Press 53 sponsors a 53-word story contest every month. Their winners are fantastic - amazing what they can do with such a short word count! This month's theme was "giving". Check out the winner for November and the contest rules at https://www.press53.com/53word-story-contest Giveaway By Heather Cash Morris Her wealthy aunt’s final words had been “I’m… Continue reading “Giveaway” – 53 word contest entry
Holiday Helper’s Contest Entry!
Photo by Hert Niks on Unsplash Well, I did not think I had an entry for Susanna Leonard Hill's Holiday Helpers Contest, but as I edited my "tub tale" - "Jaguar's First Christmas" - I thought, "Why not?" Below is the shortened version of my previous post. Susanna challenged the KidLit community to write a… Continue reading Holiday Helper’s Contest Entry!