MELISSA STOLLER: Will Write for Cookies Plus Giveaway

WILL WRITE AND ILLUSTRATE FOR COOKIES

Plate of Cookies

INSIGHT – INFORMATION – INSPIRATION

FOR WRITERS, ILLUSTRATORS, PARENTS, TEACHERS, LIBRARIANS,
AND BOOK LOVERS EVERYWHERE

TODAY’S GUEST

MELISSA STOLLER

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: FISHING WITH GRANDPA AND SKYE Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. And hurray, I am home! My trip to France was amazing. I’ve been sharing some photos on social media. I loved traveling with my son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter, but it is good to be home. Or at least, half-way home. I’m still in Illinois for another 10 days. And I also want to give everyone a heads-up about the writing challenge for children that’s coming up in a couple of weeks: #50PreciousWordsforKids…more about that at the end of this post. But meanwhile, I’m so excited to share this beautiful book which we celebrated in a cover reveal several months ago.

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#50PreciousWords 2020 Contest is OFFICIALLY OPEN

WELCOME, WELCOME to the FIFTH ANNUAL #50PreciousWords Contest!!!

I am so very happy you’ve stopped by!

Art by Vicky Fang

When I first got the idea for this contest back in 2016, I thought a few of my friends might take pity on me and submit a story – to my surprise, there were 128 entries! The winner that year went on to sign with my wonderful agent, Essie White, and the story that won is now part of a beautiful board book series. Several other entries over the years have become books…and I’m thrilled with the positive energy that this contest generates. Continue reading