The Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge – Week 6

It’s the penultimate week of Susanna Leonard Hill’s Mini Writing Challenge. I’ve started to really look forward to getting the Monday morning brief and this week it focusses on a child’s behaviour and choices around food. I selected the simile ‘like a bird’ and the position ‘in my treehouse’, here’s what I came up with: […]

shelly & saul – Valentiny

This Valentine’s Day, Susanna Hill once again ran her Valentiny contest. The brief was to write a Valentine’s story for children in 214 words or under, with the theme of ‘curiousity’. I had such fun writing my rhyming entry, and I was thrilled to receive an honourable mention for it: ‘we liked it but it […]

the halloween hop – halloweensie

In October last year, I entered Susanna Hill’s Halloweensie contest. The brief was to write a 100 word halloween story for kids using the words potion, cobweb and trick. This is my entry: The Halloween Hop It was time for the yearly Halloween Hop,   The frogs had all gathered, ready to bop.   When quite out […]

back with a new blog focus

Hello readers! I’ve decided to bring this blog back to life as a platform to promote and showcase my new passion: writing children’s picture books! In the summer of 2018, after being inspired by the many wonderful stories that I’d been reading to my two girls, I sat down and wrote a rhyming picture book. […]