Category: Children’s writing

Thoughts and information on writing for children.

National Poetry Month

Reading up a storm. This bookmark-finishing style will be discussed in the May Needlework Nutshell. Subscription box in the sidebar. April is National Poetry Month. This month-long celebration was established by the […]

Literacy and Puzzles

Over the weekend I received contributor’s copies of the Sports Illustrated for Kids 2009 Year in Sports and Alaska’s Puzzle Bears. When we discuss ways to instill a love of reading in […]

Alaska’s Puzzle Bears

I got the PDF proof of Alaska’s Puzzle Bears (illustrated by Shannon Cartwright) from Taku Graphics. That’s the bear puzzle book I wrote last fall. I’m proofing today–and tomorrow. On first glance, […]

Puzzle Update

The first grade Vocab Fun puzzle project is complete. I wound up having to do a fair number of revisions, I’m sorry to say. While only one puzzle was deemed too hard […]

Still NaNoing

Becca and I are both still NaNoing, or, more accurately, still working on our NaNo novels. I am not writing 2,000 words a day. We both met the 50,000-word goal on November […]