It’s March (how is it March already?!) and that means it’s time for this year’s #50PreciousWords contest, run by author Vivian Kirkfield. I’m super excited to enter this contest for the second year in a row.
You probably guessed that stories entered in this contest cannot exceed 50 words. It sounds easy, right? Well…it can actually be quite a challenge to write a full story with a true story arc in such a limited word count. But, picture book writers know to make every word count, so this contest is great practice at cutting
out all the unnecessary fluff.
Read more about the #50PreciousWords contest here.
I hope you enjoy my entry below:
By Jessica Hinrichs 45 words
“Mom, where does milk come from?” “Some milk comes from cows, and some milk comes from goats, coconuts or soy, or sometimes even oats. Some milk comes from nuts, like almonds or cashews. All milk is delish! Which milk would you choose?” “That’s easy… CHOCOLATE!”