Category Archives: Writing Prompts

Rockin’Around the Big Red Barn

ROCKIN’ AROUND THE BIG RED BARN ~By Suzy Leopold Rockin’ around the big red barn on a snowy Christmas night. Mistletoe hung on the rafters high. Smack! Smooch! It’s the barnyard animals’ delight. Rockin’ around the big red barn with … Continue reading

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Wild, Wacky Weather Foul-Up

The Fourth Annual Holiday Contest By Susanna Leonard Hill is an outstanding writing challenge that I am participating in for the first time. The challenge is to write a 350 word picture book manuscript about wild weather that impacts the holidays. … Continue reading

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4th Annual Halloweensie Contest with Susanna Leonard Hill

Time for the 4th Annual Halloweensie Contest with Susanna Leonard Hill.  Hurry! Hurry! Don’t be late! Tomorrow is the last day to enter a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children. The following words must be included in the 100 word … Continue reading

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Picture Book Idea Month with Tara Lazar

The 6th Annual Picture Book Idea Month by Tara Lazar, author of The Monstore and Break These Rules, is just around the corner. Two more books, I Thought This Was a Bear Book and Little Red Gliding Hood, will be coming soon in 2015. PiBoIdMo … Continue reading

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Teachers Write!

Teachers Write! Kate Messner Today, choose a memory from your own life, preferably of a deeply felt emotion (i.e. fear, joy, embarrassment, anger, sadness). Now write the experience as fiction, as if it happened or is happening to your character. … Continue reading

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