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Spring Fling Contest: Suzy’s Bracelet

I love writing contests! Maybe it’s the challenge, maybe it’s the focus, or maybe it’s just because it’s fun. Yesterday I received word that I got an honorable mention in Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words Contest, and I was thrilled. … Continue reading

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Ozzy Octopus: A Holiday Helper

Since it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, it must be time for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Annual Holiday Contest. This year’s challenge is to write a story for children about a holiday helper with no more than 250 words. … Continue reading

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The Shelter Shuffle

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 skeleton, creep, and mask in any form. Here goes! The Shelter Shuffle (96 words) Trouble … Continue reading

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Picture Book Critique Fest (#PBCritiqueFest2020)

If you are part of of the Kid Lit Community, you know how important critiques are to the whole process of learning and publishing. You are probably also aware of how generous authors in this community are with their time … Continue reading

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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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