The Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge – Week 3

Here’s my entry to this week’s Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge taking place on Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog. This week’s prompt was an illustration of a puppy and a bird, along with a list of character names and plot points. I chose ‘get in an argument’ as the plot point. Who’s the Favourite? (102 […]

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 […]

santa’s selfie – holiday contest

This was my second entry into Susanna Hill’s Holiday Contest last December. It was actually a reworked version of quite an old piece. It didn’t place anywhere or receive a mention, but I was proud of it nonetheless! Santa’s Selfie It’s the night before Christmas, the house is all quiet, Mum and Dad are sound […]

grandpa ted’s garden shed – holiday contest

In December last year I entered Susanna Hill’s Holiday Contest. The brief was to write a holiday themed children’s story in 250 words or under that was about a treat. Imagine my surprise when I was chosen as one of the 12 finalists (out of over 130 entries), and then subsequently came fourth overall! This […]

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 […]