#50PreciousWords 2021: And the Winners are…

Welcome all! It’s been a busy month, for sure! Writers writing! Judges reading! And an entire kid-lit community supporting with encouraging comments. To me, the thread of almost 11,000 positive comments is probably what I love most about the contest. … Continue reading

#50PRECIOUSWORDS 2021 is Officially OPEN!

WELCOME TO ALL! Whether you have participated in previous years or you are just dipping your toes in for the first time – whether you are a pre-published author or you have multiple books out there already – I am … Continue reading

Happy National Inventors Day and a Sneak Peek at #50PreciousWords 2021

Happy National Inventors Day! Happy Birthday to Thomas Edison! Happy Birthday to…me! That’s right! Today is my birthday. I was always happy to share a birthday with a famous inventor. So, maybe it’s not surprising that I wrote FROM HERE … Continue reading