Halloween Treat

Thank you Susanna Hill for hosting the Halloweensie again this year. Write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (children here defined as 12 and under) (title not included in word count) using the words slither, treat, and scare By Krista Legge WC 100 Patrick’s mom had a special Halloween surprise.  Patrick’s eyes shot open, the darknessContinue reading “Halloween Treat”

THE NIGHT COOKIE – Fall Writing Frenzy

It’s that time again for one of my favorite #writingcontests, #fallwritingfrenzy. Below is my submission: THE NIGHT COOKIE By Krista Legge (WC 198) The night yawned awake as the sun set. Shadows stretched down the street. The sounds of the day quieted until only silence remained. This was Penelope’s favorite time of day.  Gliding intoContinue reading “THE NIGHT COOKIE – Fall Writing Frenzy”

RainCloud #50preciouswords

It’s that time again, to challenge ourselves to write an engaging story for children in 50 words or less. RainCloud By Krista Legge WC 50 “Rain, rain, go away!” Sadness overwhelms RainCloud every time he hears this. He drifts off, roaming the ocean. RainCloud spots new land – yellow and parched. He floats over, dropletsContinue reading “RainCloud #50preciouswords”


#FallWritingFrenzy It’s that time again, for one of my favorite contests. Choose a picture and get creative! I love reading the different stories that come from one picture, and all in less than 200 words! The inspiration and talent is amazing. Thank you to @KaitlynLeann17and @LydiaLukidis for hosting this. I stared at each picture forContinue reading “CEMETERY SLEEPOVER”

The Unbloomed

#SpringFlingkidlit Contest 2021 By Krista Legge (WC 146) Spring births a fresh bloom,  Flowers erupt from the earth, Lush and vibrant colors unravel. One sorrowful bud droops, unopened. The bloomed flowers sway in judgement.  “What’s wrong with him?” “He doesn’t belong here!”  “He is ruining our garden!” A little girl noticing the garden, skips overContinue reading “The Unbloomed”

Valentine Thank you

By Krista Legge (WC 202) Ms. Samson let the class know, “I’m so sorry but with everything going on this year, we can’t exchange valentines.”  Addie was devastated.  How was she going to thank her class for everything they’ve done?  An outsider from a special class, pushing into another’s, always feeling like a visitor.    ButContinue reading “Valentine Thank you”

Smile or Not

By Krista Legge (WC 102) Beep Beep Beep! Roll out of bed and look at the calendar. Stomach knotted and heart pounding                                                  Today is the day! Healthy breakfast,                  Ugh, too nervous to eat. Teeth brushed and hair styled,                      Perfect outfit set. Check my folder, Valentine ready.          PackContinue reading “Smile or Not”