#WriteAStoryChallenge On Hiatus Until August

Hello, my litterateurs! Due to unforeseen circumstances, Chautona and I have decided to take a break during July. We’ll be back in August with some hotnew prompts for you, though. Until then, here are few things you can do until then: Chautona and I will still be around; so feel free to give us a shout

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#WriteAStoryChallenge – June 2017 Edition

#writeatorychallenge June 2017

Trips to the beach, long afternoons at the pool, a visit or three to the air-conditioned library.  Ah, so many ways to beat the heat this summer! But if you can’t make it to the beach right now, why not write a story with us this June during #writeastorychalenge? The “official” guidelines & printables are

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Perseverance, Hope, and 3 Little Trips Down to the DMV

Perseverance Hope and Three Little Trips to the DMV by April Hayman at www.Picayunepen.com

Perseverance and hope go a long way, especially when dealing with kids. For example, my son’s quest to obtain his driver’s license concluded a week ago. For those unaware of the Driver’s License Saga of 2017, my eldest son sought to take his final driving test not once, not twice, but three times. Perseverance paid off

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#WriteAStoryChallenge – May 2017 Edition

One day it’s a gorgeous sunny day, the next it’s raining cats and dogs. Welcome springtime in the northern hemisphere! Rather than worry about the weather (it’ll sort itself out soon, promise), let’s do something else. Like, oh the #writeastorychallenge for the month of May! Not sure if you’re up to writing a story? No

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter from April Hayman

Happy Easter, my friends! As many of you know, Easter is when we celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, our messiah.

3 Stationery Supplies That Will Make You Happy

3 Stationery Supplies That Will Make You Happy

If you’ve been around my blog or Instagram for any amount of time, you may have noticed the love affair I have with stationery supplies. It makes my knees turn to jello, especially when stationery combines functionality and good design. Want to know what my top three favorites are? I’ll bet they make your knees go

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#WriteAStoryChallenge – April 2017 Edition

April showers may bring writing superpowers! Okay, maybe they won’t but you’ll still have a great time writing a story this month with the #writeastorychallenge. Not sure if you’re up to writing a story? No problem! Use the prompts for journal writing or free writing. Actually, all that’s required is that you have fun and

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