It’s Hard to Pick a Favorite #50PreciousWords

I’m a big fan of writing contests and of Vivian Kirkfield. Her contest is challenging because telling a story with 50 words or less is not easy! Here’s the link to the contest and my story is shared below. #50PreciousWords 2020 Contest It’s Hard to Pick a Favorite, by Laura Roettiger (47 Words) A favorite?IContinue reading “It’s Hard to Pick a Favorite #50PreciousWords”

Charlie and Meadow on a Snowy Day

Hey Meadow, let’s run!Charlie with snowball socks – it’s hard to tell where his paws areMeadow showing off her snowball socks Rolling in the snow is always fun! Charlie figures out a way to collect more snow by rubbing his head in it.

Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge

I’m a few days behind on  Julie Hedlund’s 12 Days of Christmas Challenge for Writers where on days 2 and 3, she suggests focusing on Surprises and Successes instead of resolutions. (More about days 4-12 later.) My list of 3 or more surprises and as many successes as I can think of is shared below. I’mContinue reading “Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge”

Bookstore Magic

The picture book community is full of supportive people who help each other in a variety of ways. We are an interconnected web of authors and illustrators who may have never met in person, but truly are friends. The photo above, taken last Friday, has two of the most supportive members of this community. JulieContinue reading “Bookstore Magic”

Charlie and Meadow

What’s your definition of a perfect day? Running and romping with a friend, punctuated by a cool beverage and even a little dip in the water? Maybe a snack? These boxes were all checked yesterday when Charlie and his sweet friend Meadow got together.