Where have all the missing socks gone?

Ever wonder where your socks disappear to after you know for a fact you put them in the wash or even in your drawer? Somehow they leave home and sometimes after a few hours even days they magically appear. Ever wonder what they’ve been up to while they’ve been gone? A well-crafted, vibrantly colorful illustrated series of books, created by Michael John Sullivan with captivating, fun and … Continue reading Where have all the missing socks gone?

Pippy’s Pizza Cupcakes

Aside from perfecting my deep meditation and concentration during yoga, and besides dancing with my dog and singing into my hairbrush, and writing contemporary romances, I also write children’s stories (PIPPY’S WISH available in E-book Format and Paperback) under the pen name, Maddie Ryan.  Below is one of Pippy’s favorite recipes, Pizza Cupcakes. Blurb: Angel-in-Training Pippy is quirky, mischievous, lovable and enchanting. She can’t wait to … Continue reading Pippy’s Pizza Cupcakes

Out of the mouth of babes. . .

I’m occassionally asked to teach children writing workshops for different age groups (ranging from five-year-olds to twelve-year olds). A few weeks ago, I facilitated a writing workshop for a group of six children (five year olds). We chose Halloween as the theme for their story. Allowing them to let their imagination fly and create characters and a story line. I’m sharing their short story with you, and I hope you enjoy it, as much as I enjoyed helping them construct this little story.

The Magic Candy Apples & The Spooky Castle

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The Kinders

Once upon a time in Candy Land, there lived Princess Anna Turquoise—the Royal Dog, Princess Purple Cat—the Royal Cat, and their best friend Mr. Hawk—the Royal Skeleton.

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