My “50 Precious Words”

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The Mouse

By Susan E. Schipper

Where can I run?

Where’s all the fun?

Staying home is hard for everyone!

I did my homework

played with my toys

ate some cheese,

but none of it pleased!

So…I squeezed through a lock

and ran up the clock,

Hickory, Dickory Dock!

#50PRECIOUSWORDS 2021 is Officially OPEN!

It’s finally here…Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious words Contest!
Another great opportunity to write, write, write !

VIVIAN KIRKFIELD - Writer for Children

Art by Vicky Fang

WELCOME TO ALL! Whether you have participated in previous years or you are just dipping your toes in for the first time – whether you are a pre-published author or you have multiple books out there already – I am so very glad you are here!

Study the guidelines (they are easy-peasy), scroll through the prizes (they are extraordinary), and share your #50PreciousWords story in the comment section (we are all here to support and encourage you on your writing journey).

A bit of the back story: In 2016, I had an idea for a contest that would exercise our writing muscles and force us to make every work count. Over the years, several entries have become books, many participants have signed with agents…but what I love the most is the enthusiasm and the positive energy that this contest generates.

Here’s the 50-word story I wrote…

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