Submission for Susannah Hill Contest By Deborah Dolan Hunt Word Count: 239 “Maisie, can you set the table?” asked Mama. Maisie started to put out the holiday dishes. “Maisie!” Grandma shouted. “Can you help me?” “Sure,” said Maisie. “Maisie, you need to finish,” said Mama. “I’ll finish it… Continue reading Maisie the Halfway Holiday Helper
https://smartypantsmagazineforkids.com/2020/12/06/storytime-sunday-the-perfect-christmas-tree/ This is a link to my short story with those lovable kids from "The One Eyed Pug" Brian, Meaghan, and John, and the incorrigible Chewy Belle. They are searching for the perfect Christmas tree when they lose Chewy Belle during a sudden snowstorm. There is a written and audible version. Merry Christmas and Happy… Continue reading The Perfect Christmas Tree by Deborah Dolan Hunt
Some writers edit as they write and others edit after they finish their manuscript. I do both but mainly I let my thoughts and words flow freely so as not to interrupt my creative energy. There is no right or wrong you just need to figure out which style works best for you. Happy Writing!!!
Some folks write in one genre. I am much more eclectic and write in several genres and I love them all. I always have several ideas/stories in progress and at times it can be hard to find a balance but I try to parse out my time so that I can devote some of my… Continue reading Finding a Balance