#50preciouswords

I love entering contests, and I like all things short, so this competition is right up my alley. Author Vivian Kirkfield has challenged writers to use just 50 words to write a story. It’s the old Green Eggs and Ham challenge but using ONLY 50 words rather than 50 distinct words to make up theContinue reading “#50preciouswords”

YES! Quotes

I’m just going to put it out there–I love aphorisms. Ditty phrases that pump you up, make you smile, peel you off the floor when you’re down. They’re like GIFs with words. So I’ve decided to start listing some of my favourites so that I have some maxims to look back on any time IContinue reading “YES! Quotes”

It’s almost time!

Half time, that is. Hmm, that doesn’t sound quite right. Let’s start again. It’s almost here…the moment so many of you have been waiting for. And by “so many” I mean my Mom. Hi Mom! What I mean to say is…my next book is almost on the shelves. YIPPPEEEE! Please welcome Half A Giraffe? toContinue reading “It’s almost time!”