50 Precious Words Contest 2022

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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…



  1. I love it! Great job writing such a cute story in just 50 words!!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks friend! 😘


  2. David Goodin says:

    Cute and clever!

    Pastor David Goodin

    Cherry Tree Alliance Church

    640 Cherry Tree Lane

    Uniontown, PA 15401

    Cell: 304.777.9452

    Church: 724.550.4624


    The LORD is my strength and my song;

    he has become my salvation.” Psalm 118.14


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  3. Mom says:

    It’s my favorite too😊

    Liked by 1 person

  4. As a person who knows all about those non-cow milks, I really really like this. And you did it with such fun, bouncy rhymes!

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