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We Have A Winner!

CONGRADULATIONS, MIA MORAN!

I am happy to announce that we have a winner for the writing contest!   Continue reading “We Have A Winner!”

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4 Tips For Taking Input On Your Writing

Adeline finally set down the paper after reading it to her friend.

“How did you like my story?”  She asked.

“Well,” said her friend, “It was okay, but it could have had some more, you know, conflict?”

Adeline’s mood drooped like chewy bacon.

Taking input on your writing can sometimes be hard, or even discouraging, but it’s important to take it well.  But what can you do to help accept the criticism?  Well, here are a few tips you can use to when taking input!

Continue reading “4 Tips For Taking Input On Your Writing”

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New Story!

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you all know that we have a new kid’s story on our Kid’s Stories page!  Read the great story below, or read it and find more information on entering our contest HERE!

 

by Mia, Age 11

HORSEY HEADS SOUTH

Blue bonnets!  Beautiful, sweet-smelling bonnets spread amidst the broad plains of Texas.  Horsey is my name.  I am a stuffed horse.  My homeland is The Longhorn State.  I live in Oregon and I visit Texas occasionally.  My owner, an 11-year old girl named Mia, and her family are going to Texas and they are bringing my friend Ginger the German Shepherd and me along.

As Mia and her family pack, I see the family dog, Chiona, getting nervous.  She is not going with us, but she does not like when we leave to Texas or California.  Mia and her brother are extremely excited.  Everyone is packing and taking it to the car.  I know I will not be going in the suitcase because I always stay close beside Mia. Continue reading “New Story!”

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Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 3 (and a few writing tips)

You lay in your bed, thinking to yourself about your story.  It is almost done, and soon you’ll be getting it published.  “How do I do that?”,  you think.  Suddenly a scary lady with red nail-claws towers over you, an angry look on her face.  “Grrr!  You can’t publish your book!  You have no idea what you are doing!  Who are you going to publish with, hmm? And who would want to read a story like yours anyways?”  You sit up suddenly, breaking into a cold sweat.  Then you realize it was only a dream… thankfully!

Professionally publishing your work can be a challenging and somewhat scary process.   I know; I have done it myself. But in this article series I will give you “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips” to help you on your writing journey! Continue reading “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 3 (and a few writing tips)”

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Writing Contest!

IMG_5321Hey everyone!   Just wanted to tell you all some awesome news: We just started a writing contest that anyone from kindergarten to age 17 can enter!  You can submit yours on our Kid’s Stories page and after we review it, if it conforms to our requirements, we’ll publish it on the page!  I’m wanting to get that page full of stories, and there are tons of fun prizes! You can find it on the menu above, or Click Here to see it!  Check it out, and tell all your friends! Winning entry will be chosen at random June, 2017, so hurry up before you lose the chance!

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Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 2

You lay in your bed, thinking to yourself about your story.  It is almost done, and soon you’ll be getting it published.  “How do I do that?”,  you think.  Suddenly a scary lady with red nail-claws towers over you, an angry look on her face.  “Grrr!  You can’t publish your book!  You have no idea what you are doing!  Who are you going to publish with, hmm? And who would want to read a story like yours anyways?”  You sit up suddenly, breaking into a cold sweat.  Then you realize it was only a dream… thankfully!

Professionally publishing your work can be a challenging and somewhat scary process.   I know; I have been there. But in this article series I will give you “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips” to help you on your writing journey! Continue reading “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 2”

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Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 1

Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips;

You lay in your bed, thinking to yourself about your story.  It is almost done, and soon you’ll be getting it published.  “How do I do that?”,  you think.  Suddenly a scary lady with red nail-claws towers over you, an angry look on her face.  “Grrrr!  You can’t publish your book!  You have no idea what you are doing!  Who are you going to publish with, hmm? And who would want to read a story like yours anyways?”  You sit up suddenly, breaking into a cold sweat.  Then you realize it was only a dream… thankfully!

Professionally publishing your work can be a challenging and somewhat scary process.   I know; I have been there. But in this article series I will give you “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips” to help you not make the same mistakes I did! Continue reading “Ten Publishing and Distributing Tips Part 1”