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Bunny's Christmas Treat

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday Contest for Children’s Writers. The assignment: Write a story of not more than 250 words about a holiday treat. Here’s my entry: Bunny’s Christmas Treat by Rose Cappelli (227 words) On Christmas Eve, … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Toad: A Modern Fable

The generosity of the Kid Lit community never ceases to amaze me. There is so much support from everyone! Today I’m participating in the Kidlit Fall Writing Frenzy hosted by Kaitlyn Sanchez and Lydia Lukidis. My submission and the picture … Continue reading

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The Queen of Hearts

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Valentiny Writing Contest. The story must be 214 words or less in which someone feels guilty. Thanks for reading! THE QUEEN OF HEARTS (210 words) Meg didn’t care about candy hearts or lacy cards. … Continue reading

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Zadie’s Halloween Surprise

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Halloweensie Story Contest. The task – tell a complete story in 100 words or less that uses the words shiver, howl, and cauldron in any form. Here goes! Zadie’s Halloween Surprise (98 words) “Not … Continue reading

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Bells, Balloons, and Books

I am participating in the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Thanks to the co-authors of              Two Writing Teachers for creating this  supportive community. Today marks the start of my fourth year of participation in the … Continue reading

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In Her Honor

Most of this content appeared in a post from February, 2014 on an old website. Although she passed away in 1993, today marks my mother’s birthday, so I decided to repeat it here in her honor. My mother always seemed … Continue reading

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Sela and Cecil

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Valentiny contest. Entries must be related to Valentine’s Day, include a character who is hopeful, and be 214 words or less. Here’s my entry: Sela and Cecil  (214 words) by Rose Cappelli     … Continue reading

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