Writing Treasures from the SCBWI-MI ’23 Conference

Writing Treasures from the SCBWI-MI ’23 Conference

In April 2023 SCBWI-MI held a conference in Livonia, Michigan at the Vistatech Center. It was my first IN-PERSON conference and I was a little nervous but excited. I should have known I had nothing to fear. The children’s writing community is the nicest group of...
SPRING FLING KIDLIT 2023 CONTEST

SPRING FLING KIDLIT 2023 CONTEST

UPDATE: I was selected as one of the winners!!! (Cue the fireworks!) Yay!!!! Original post: It’s time for the annual Spring Fling Kidlit writing contest hosted by Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez & Ciara O’Neal (thanks ladies!!). If YOU are interested in learning...
FALL WRITING FRENZY 2022

FALL WRITING FRENZY 2022

The #fallwritingfrenzy hosted by Kaitlyn Sanchez & Lydia Lukidis is one of my FAVORITE writing contests! If you are not familiar, here is a link: Basic rules- choose a photo from the provided options (so many fun ones this year) and write a 200-word poem, story,...
A Different Kind of Picture Book

A Different Kind of Picture Book

At a used library book sale, I found RUSSELL AND THE LOST TREASURE by Rob Scotton. In this story, Russell the sheep comes across a treasure map and works to find the treasure chest. He is slightly disappointed to discover it only contains a camera. Despite his...