Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

It’s that Iconic Holiday Hen Time of Year…

November 8, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

The Iconic Holiday Hen Contest is Upon Us: Deadline 15 November to 1 December 2017 Illustrators are invited to interpret … Continue reading It’s that Iconic Holiday Hen Time of Year…

Dress Design for a Mouse: #MarielleinParis #MarielleDressDesign #JeanneBdeSainteMarie

November 1, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

#MarielleDressDesign contest for kids is open! http://bit.ly/2ykmSEm  

Ellen Davidson launches benefit forest bathing events in the ancient redwoods

by Erzsi Deak

Join Hen&ink’s Ellen Davidson in the Ancient Redwoods and discover the healthy benefits of Forest Bathing. The next event is … Continue reading Ellen Davidson launches benefit forest bathing events in the ancient redwoods

MINDFUL KIDS card deck is a prize-winner (and a keeper!)

October 24, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

      We are thrilled to announce that Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS deck of mindful activities cards for kids … Continue reading MINDFUL KIDS card deck is a prize-winner (and a keeper!)

Whitney Stewart’s Mindful Kids — 50 mindfulness activities even big people can do!

October 2, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Check out this month’s Stressed Teens Mindful Spotlight featuring Whitney Stewart and the Mindful Kids Activity Card Deck! http://conta.cc/2yQnePV

Steal this book.

September 12, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

When I was 6 years-old, my crowd of Los Feliz Elementary School first-graders convinced shy (very shy!) me to go … Continue reading Steal this book.

MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

August 17, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

So pleased to share Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS — 50 cards of mindful activities for kindness, focus, and calm — … Continue reading MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

July 4, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Join me (Erzsi) and a few Chicks at the SCBWI Summer Conference this weekend in Los Angeles where I’ll share … Continue reading Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood

May 19, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Playing with food — and words! CRAZY SALAD by Nora Ephron was one of my favorite books in high school, … Continue reading CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood