Author: jennyb_writes

Adventures – on Stone Mountain

High atop Stone Mountain the broad-winged hawk perches, twisting his head this way and thatpeering downwatchingzeroing in… From where he sits, the long trunked white pine’s roots break through the earth, ends tapping onto stone that formed below the surface — a hot molten lava mound now cooled and...

50 Precious Words Story

Heart Stone By the moonlit sandy dunesthe heart stonelies very still. The ocean waters, ever-moving— swish-shuh-wish-shuh-wishnearly reach the stone. Ghost crabs skitter by.Loggerheads waddle to sea. Warming. Brightening,the beach awakens. A willet skims the sunrise. The tide recedes— swish-shuh-wish Tiny toes. Mommy, look.Treasure. You can learn more about Vivian...

50 Precious Words Contest

I’m excited to be participating in Vivian Kirkfield‘s #50PreciousWords Contest this year. Writing picture books is hard work. Seriously. In 500 words, picture books must do what novels do in 50,000. That’s why I took the challenge this year to write a story in 50 words or less. I...

Welcome readers and writers

Welcome fellow readers and writers! I’m thrilled to be kicking off this dedicated website where I’ll be focusing on my writing and aspirations of becoming a career children’s book author. I have been editing children’s picture books for over ten years. I love talking craft with fellow writers from...