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Posted by Joy Moore on June 13, 2016 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I'm please to introduce my latest story: PINK RIDING HOOD AND THE WARTY STICK MONSTER.

This story spins the tale of Little Red Riding Hood in zany directions.  Blossom hops and sings through the wood when she meets a hungry and warty stick creature. All Blossom sees is the monsters goodness.

You can check the story out here:

Overcoming Common Pitfalls in Picture Book Writing

Posted by Joy Moore on November 22, 2015 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (1)

1. Focus. When the writer does not know what the story is really about it causes meanderings. It causes you to lose the POV. It is fine if you don’t know what the story is about when you first begin to write it. But, you do need to know when you send it out. If story is tight it allows you wonderful opportunities to put in details and not be generic.


2. Know your audience. Children want to read about issu...

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The story behind the story

Posted by Joy Moore on April 1, 2014 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (4)
Some of us are born in an extraordinary enviournement. We don’t know it. At first. It could be just about anything. 
The only hearing child of a deaf family. The only normal sized child of a dwarf family. The only shy child of a prominent family. 
The scenarios are unending. And for the first part of our lives that is OUR...
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My first review.

Posted by Joy Moore on March 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

From fellow author Sherry. I hope you will chick it out.

The Journey of Wiggle-Wiggle

Posted by Joy Moore on March 5, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (6)

The story of Comet began its life in the middle of 2010. In the process of writing, I fell in love with a word. Catawampus. It plopped its way into the manuscript and refused to leave.

So began the twists and turns of my steep learning curve.

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