Writer’s Block is charmingly and delightfully written. A light hearted look at not only writer’s block, but a little romance to go with it. It’s a poignant presentation of one writer’s journey as she finds confidence in herself as an author and a woman. The character’s voice is full of longing at the start, but soon, she finds the strength she needs to move on. I greatly enjoyed this short story.
Five Golden Acorns
M.P. Witwer is a writer, editor, writing website moderator and clay artist. Her work has earned several awards, and her
writing has appeared in publications worldwide. While her writing leans toward heartfelt, a penchant for satire and word play emerges in the guise of her alter ego, Maggie Rascal. They both live near Seattle.
M.P. Witwer’s work includes: Lost and Found – A Short Tale of Dogged Determination. She is included in the 2013 Flash Fiction Anthology and Twist of Fate, an anthology from authors and poets worldwide. Proceeds of Twist of Fate go to charity.
Kids Hear the Darnedest Things!
Mice & Spiders & Webs….Oh, My! by Sherrill S. Cannon is a charming look at misunderstandings. Rosemary declares she’s no longer going to school because they are going to be getting a mouse. She’s also sure there will be spiders because the teacher mentioned a web. To calm her down, her mother agrees to talk to the teacher the next day. What follows is a humorous look at how children can misinterpret what we say, and the importance os clear communication.
As with all Sherrill Cannon’s books, the subject is treated with warmth and compassion. No one makes fun of Rosemary for her misunderstanding and fear. There is a non-judgmental humor to help reveal the message: Talking to our children is so important, as is doing our best to find out the truth, or fallacy, of every situation.
Mice & Spiders & Webs…. Oh, My! is very readable for an adult. It would be fun to share with a child over and over again.
The bright and colorful illustrations by Kalpart, will engage a child’s attention time and again.
5 Golden Acorns