Canadian, Contests, Events, Uncategorized, Writing

McNally Robinson Writing Contest for Kids

One of the ways I started honing my writing skills was by entering contests, and so I am thrilled to be the guest judge of the McNally Robinson kids' writing contest, open to grade 5 & 6 students in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  This year the theme is "I have always wanted to...." go into space,… Continue reading McNally Robinson Writing Contest for Kids

Canadian, Events, Love is a Four-Letter Word, middle grade, Uncategorized, Words That Start With B, Writing

TD Book Week: Day Five

That beautiful building seen above is Buena Vista school, which turns 100 next year. This was my first stop on my last official day of my tour of Saskatchewan. The students here had lots of questions about the ins and outs of publishing and being a professional writer. Then I zipped over to Aberdeen to… Continue reading TD Book Week: Day Five