Hey gang! It’s no secret to most of you that I’m a huge fan of producing videos for kids and readers. Today, I’m happy to reveal a new series! ‘Write with Jess Keating’ is a growing video collection for kid readers and writers! To start, I’m releasing these ten videos that tackle
WELCOME to another edition of COCKTAIL PARTY TRIVIA. This time we’re talking food. COCONUTS. They are not nuts. In fact, they are drupes – similar to coffee, olives, mangoes and nectarines. They were named after their wee beady little eyes and faces, which Portuguese adventurers thought looked like GOBLINS. Goblin
Hello, my cheeky monkeys! We all know things start going downhill once Wednesday comes around, so here are some bizarre words to wake up your Thursday brain. Bonus points if you use them in your WIP. Let this be your hit of vocabulary-caffeine! Gelatologist – someone who studies humor, and
If you caught the last Let’s Get Wordy post, you probably have a new found appreciation for the flamingo. Now we’re getting a little more dangerous. Maybe it’s the buzzing Hunger Games fever* that’s provoked me to profile an edgier creature today, and as best as I can tell, there
Yesterday was our first official day of spring weather! (If you’re from Canada, you learn that the calendar’s version of the beginning of spring is often vastly different than the weather’s version of the beginning of spring, so when it actually happens to almost line up, we celebrate by packing
When I was in 5th grade, I read the dictionary. Yes, I know – the image you had in your mind of me being a ridiculously popular 5th grader is now forever marred by the realization that I was instead the nerd carrying around the Oxford in secret. *AHEM* I
The alternate title for this post should probably be ‘Three Phrases Coined by Shakespeare Which Are Quite Funny When Taken Literally, Only You Don’t Want to, Because Doing So Could Result in Property Damage, Embarrassment, or a Trip to the ER.’ But that’s way too long for a Monday.