Marcia Strykowski

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Spring Fling Contest Entry

Rules include finding or making a GIF and then writing a short children’s story to go with it—maximum word count = 150. The crocus picture is from and the caterpillar is Anardi’s at I combined them (my first homemade gif attempt!) by using My entry for the Spring Fling KidLit Contest: STILL …

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National Library Week & Writing News

First off—Happy National Library Week—April 19-25, 2020 Libraries have so much to offer, even from the comfort of your own home. Have you checked your local library’s online offerings? From story-times to downloadable books, movies, magazines, audiobooks, and music, there’s something for everyone. As mentioned in my last post, I’ve had trouble concentrating on my …

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Happy Release Day!

Today, Amy’s Choice is officially out in the world and I’ll be signing hot-off-the-press copies at Barnes & Noble in Salem, NH from 2–4. Seems fitting, since today is also National Author’s Day. Be sure to scroll down to win prizes, but first, check out these great blogs that are helping me celebrate: Lots of …

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