Spring, that magical season where optimistic bulbs burst through the thawing ground and tiny buds hold the promise of...of...ACHOOO! Pollen -- okay, and rain showers, spring flowers, baby birds, and...150 words. That's right, Gentlepeople, start your pencils! It's time to fling your words into the Spring Fling ring! For three magical days (April 1-3) writers… Continue reading #SpringFlingKidLit
The Trick-or-Treaters are Coming from Inside the House! I co-created a Halloween game for kids with my brilliant and funny artist-friend Creedance Kenna. Comment below and get entered to win a beautiful board on recycled canvas plus a full set of black & white trick or treat game cards. (US only) Bonus entries for retweeting… Continue reading We Made a Halloween Game!
The energetic and charming Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez caught five of the FRIENDS & ANEMONES' contributors and instead of frying us up, she interviewed us for her blog! It was my first blog interview and it was really fun. If you are a fan of light poetic banter, check out the interview.
Well, I love a good prompt, even if the prompt is to write a story in 50 words or fewer. Of course, when faced with such a daunting task of writing a story in 50 words, it makes sense to tackle an entire extinction event and throw in some cake. Welcome to my brain, folks.… Continue reading METEOR!
Have I mentioned how much I love a writing prompt? Or how much I adore fall? And when I can combine those two things, well, swoon. Below is my submission for the KIDLIT FALL WRITING FRENZY, which took place in 2019, in the before times. This clever contest is co-hosted by Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez and… Continue reading GHOULash Delight (Fall Writing Frenzy 2019)
It's Spring! A long time ago (in 2019) I decided to step out of my comfort zone and jump into March Madness, a fun March-Madness-style poetry contest. Yes, for a brief few days I became an Authlete! Dun. Dun. Dun.It was terrifying, fun and to my surprise, I made it to the final four before… Continue reading Madness Poetry