I hope this blog is a fun resource for parents, teachers, librarians, and writers! Posts are intended to be of interest to all, but the Would You Read It series and monthly writing contests are especially geared toward writers, while Perfect Picture Book Fridays are especially geared toward parents, teachers, and homeschoolers.
My weekly posting schedule is:
Monday: random topics on the writing life, books, school visits, news in the publishing world, etc.
Wednesday: Would You Read It Wednesday
Friday: Perfect Picture Book Fridays and Fun Friday Foto Fextravaganza
Monthly posting includes:
Who Will It Be? - Pitch Pick (posted 1st Monday or Wednesday of the month)
Straight From The Editor (posted the Monday or Wednesday following the Pitch Pick.)
Author/Illustrator Interviews (3rd Sunday)
Monthly Writing Contest: (held and posted in the week of the associated holiday or the 2nd week of the month)
January: Winter Fun
February: Groundhog or Valentine's Day
March: St. Patrick's
April: Easter or April Fools
May: May Day or Cinco de Mayo
June: Camp Stories
July: Summer Fun
August: Vacation Stories
September: Back to School
October: Halloweensie Contest: use three given words in a 100 word Halloween story for kids.
November: Thanksgiving: Write a kids' Thanksgiving story beginning with the supplied opening (250 words maximum)
Thanks so much for stopping by! As always, if there's a feature you'd like to see, drop me a line :)