๐Ÿ‚Fall Writing Frenzy 2022๐ŸŽƒ

**THIS STORY RECEIVED AN HONORABLE MENTION** Hello fellow ghouls and goblins, it’s that time again! For the Fall Writing Frenzy contest you are challenged to choose one of the picture prompts and write a story for children using 200 words or less. Read on for my 197-word young adult entry! The Curse By Lindsey HobsonContinue reading “๐Ÿ‚Fall Writing Frenzy 2022๐ŸŽƒ”

50 Precious Words 2022

March is one of my favorite months for two reasons: warmer days and writing contests. This one challenges you to write a complete children’s story (beginning, middle, and end) in just 50 words or less. Although that sounds next to impossible, I’m always blown away by the creative ways writers can craft a story usingContinue reading “50 Precious Words 2022”

KIDS’ CHOICE CONTEST

***THIS STORY RECEIEVED AN HONORABLE MENTION!*** A BRAND NEW contest opens today and it’s one I’m really excited about because the judges are KIDS! The Kids’ Choice Contest is the brainchild of Kailei Pew (you can find her blog with all the entries here). It’s open for all kidlit writers — picture book, middle grade,Continue reading “KIDS’ CHOICE CONTEST”

Holiday Contest 2021 ๐ŸŽ„

**** THIS STORY WAS A FINALIST**** This year, Susanna Hill’s holiday writing contest challenges writers to create a children’s story in 250 words or less about a holiday contest. Sounds easy enough… except I just got my story written a few days before the deadline! Sometimes ideas are like a warm cup of tea —Continue reading “Holiday Contest 2021 ๐ŸŽ„”

๐ŸŽƒHalloweensie 2021๐ŸŽƒ

It’s time for my favorite contest of the year — Susanna Leonard Hill’s Halloweensie contest! This one challenges writers to come up with a full story (beginning, middle, and end) for kids in 100 words or less that includes 3 specific words. This year, the words are: goodies, goosebumps, and glow-in-the-dark! Read on for myContinue reading “๐ŸŽƒHalloweensie 2021๐ŸŽƒ”

๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŽƒFall Writing Frenzy 2021๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‚

Days are shorter, nights are colder, and mums are blooming on every porch. That can only mean one thing — fall! I love watching the leaves change, getting cozy in a sweatshirt, and cheering on my favorite football team (Go Chiefs!) Another thing I enjoy about fall is the Fall Writing Frenzy contest! This contestContinue reading “๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŽƒFall Writing Frenzy 2021๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‚”

๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธSpring Fling๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ

Oh, how excited I am that Spring is finally here! This year, I’m kicking off my favorite season with a Spring GIF inspired writing contest. You can read more about the contest here. I met my wonderful critique partners during the Fall version of this contest (Fall Frenzy) and I’m so proud of how farContinue reading “๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธSpring Fling๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ”