Skip to content

Win With Words for Wee Ones

June 6, 2013

You can win with a few words for wee ones…the next Children’s Writer Kindergarten Story Contest gives you (and me) a chance to explore writing for little listeners.

Easy, you say?

Not so.

Just try to squeeze a beginning, middle, and end, with characters, relevance, interest, an appropriate vocabulary into 150 words. 

It’s like trying to keep a desperately fearful toad in your shirt pocket. Or trying to keep a wiggling caterpillar under a magnifying glass. Or squeezing yourself into a too-small hollow log searching for mysterious beetles. 

Which brings up the fact that you need to stuff a theme into this story too! EXPLORATION!  Take a kindergarten on an imagination expedition into reading and you’ve got yourself an entry. 
Visit the Children’s Writer contest site here: http://www.thechildrenswriter.com/af627/

(If you are a subscriber to Children’s Writer Magazine, your entry is free.  If not, there’s a small $15 fee to enter.)

You just might discover the distinction of being published in Children’s Writer (a magazine that goes to 1300 editors across the world), as well as win $500.  Now that could fund some serious exploring.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Write2Ignite

Christian Writers of Literature for Children and Young Adults

SevenAcreSky

WHY KIDS READ IS WHY I WRITE.

POETIC BLOOMINGS

Established in May 2011 by Marie Elena Good and Walter J Wojtanik, to help nurture and inspire the poetic spirit.

Amy Baik Lee

a Homeward life

Rattle: Poetry

… without pretension since 1995.

The Journal

Random. Thoughts. Notes.

One Writer's Journey

About writing and research.

Radio, Rhythm & Rhyme

Tying together poetry, parenting, and advertising in a neat little package

D.W. Earnhardt

Careful, you might end up in my novel...

Pernille Ripp

Teacher. Author. Creator. Speaker. Mom.

Ella Kennen

Corvisiero Literacy Agency

Penny Parker Klostermann

children's author

Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

Blog & site of children's book author Tara Lazar

Stephen Swinburne's Blog

Steve Swinburne is a children's book author from Vermont with over 30 published books. His most recent book, "Sea Turtle Scientist", is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and on book shelves now!

Jason R. Kinsey

Ramblings on explorations of creation

pictured words

a simple pairing of pictures and poetry

lisarosewrites

Swimming from Shalom to Shazizzle

K Callard

Writer

%d bloggers like this: