Category: Children’s writing

Thoughts and information on writing for children.

Heigh-ho NaNo

NaNoWriMo 2011 Word Count Tally

This is my daily word count record. I can’t help it; I look at that, and I think boooooring. There’s something very dull about the just-over-par steady-eddie pace. Part of me wants […]

NaNoWriMo Update


Harriet, Ziggy, and I are participating in NaNoWriMo, writing 50,000 word novels in the thirty short days of November. Here’s the first progress report from Harriet: Harriet: Last year Jen told us […]


NaNoWriMo 2011 Participant icon

It’s official! Harriet and I are in. We have both accepted the challenge to compose a 50,000-word novel in the thirty days of November. (Harriet will wisely stick with the Norwegian language […]

Creative Gifts – Day #21

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Yesterday, we talked about charitable contributions, gift certificates, and homemade coupons for services and shared time. Today, we’re going dress those up in a whole lot of fun: We’re going to wrap […]