Category Archives: 12×12

12 Days of Christmas – SUCCESSES!

Children’s author Julie Hedlund (founder of 12×12 online Writing Challenge) challenged participants of her 12 Days of Christmas for Writers series to post SUCCESSES on our blogs of this past year. This is in the hope that we can build … Continue reading

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Titbits of information for Writers

Hi, I’ve been missing in action here on my blog for a while so thought I would share some writing resources, titbits of information and some exciting news. In the world of writing it is as I have come to … Continue reading

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Hi Everyone, After a hectic few weeks it has been lovely taking time out to relax away from work, catch up on some revision and even draft a new picture book story for my June 12×12 group. Also I have … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Angel Coming Written by:  Heather Henson Illustrated by:  Susan Gaber Published by:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers an imprint of Simon &Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.  2005 Age:  3 – 8 years Theme:  patience, new baby, waiting, preparation First Lines:  Mama … Continue reading

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Looking ahead – 2014

  The first two days of the bright, sparkling New Year has been about catching up with dear friends.  I love it when I hop on Facebook for a few minutes only to have a writer friend or two pop … Continue reading

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READING FOR RENN – One Kid Trying to Help Another Battle Epilepsy

As you know I have been away overseas visiting with my nephews, and on returning home I was reminded of a couple of other young guys whom I have come to know rather well over this past year.  They have … Continue reading

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No April Fool Joke!

Hi everyone!   Hope you had or are having, a wonderful Easter break.  We had a wonderful time down country, about 3 hours drive away at a Jazz Festival and market day.  Lots of wonderful activities for kids, music, singing, and … Continue reading

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