Every year since 2016, author Vivian Kirkfield hosts #50PreciousWords. The requirements are: Write a story appropriate for kids ages 12 or under, that has a total word count of 50 or less. Check out all the sure-to-be-super stories here.
This is my third year participating. In 2019, my story To the Tip-Top! was one of the winners. Here’s my story for 2021.
March: “Please stay home, everyone.”
April: Empty Easter.
May: A sad spring.
June: We’re missing. . . EVERYTHING.
July: No picnics.
August: No pools.
September: Only lonely online school.
October: Scared to trick-or-treat.
November: Thanksgiving over screens.
December: One quiet Christmas.
But a new year brings . . .
I’m delighted to share that my story Jana’s Valentine’s Visit won second place in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Valentiny contest last month.
Thanks for reading!