SCBWI Michigan Conference

SCBWI Michigan Conference

Your Story Start To Finish April 23-25, 2021 Michigan SCBWI hosted a virtual conference “Your Story Start To Finish”. It was a high-quality conference full of valuable content (I wrote about 60 pages of notes!). Over the past couple of weeks, I have tried...
SPRING FLING 2021 KIDLIT CONTEST

SPRING FLING 2021 KIDLIT CONTEST

DO NOT CATCH A LEPRECHAUN By Jamie Bills BEFORE St. Patrick’s Day, my teacher said, “You should make a leprechaun trap.”   BEFORE St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it was a good idea.   I wish I could go back to BEFORE.   BEFORE I made the trap.   BEFORE I caught a...
STORYSTORM 2021

STORYSTORM 2021

What is STORYSTORM? STORYSTORM is a writing challenge that is held every January. The idea is that you write down one new story idea every day in January and by the end of the month you will have 30 new ideas. The challenge/event is hosted by Tara Lazar. How to...
Fall Writing Frenzy 2020

Fall Writing Frenzy 2020

About the Contest Kaitlyn Sanchez (https://kaitlynleannsanchez.com/) and Lydia Lukidis (https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/) host the Fall Writing Frenzy (#fallwritingfrenzy). The main goal of the competition is for writers to make connections. Winners recieve...
SCBWI Summer Spectacular

SCBWI Summer Spectacular

I attended my first SCBWI conference (virtually) at the beginning of the month. It was SO jam-packed with information, it has taken me a few weeks to try to take it all in. I would like to share some valuable lessons I learned. 5 Writing Conference Takeaways During...