SFC: Families Matter Blog – Ugliest Futon Contest

SFC: Families Matter has teamed up with Sure Fit for the “Ugliest Futon Contest” beginning September 13 – 17, 2009. Sure Fit Futon Cover: The Futon started out as a traditional style Japanese bed, which doubled as a seat, and was portable enough to stow away when not in use. - September 11, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Announces Amazing But True Contest Winners

Stories for Children Magazine has built a strong readership with schools, teachers, libraries, and families since it’s inception in 2007 and strives to build their relationships stronger with each monthly publication. In recent months, Stories for Children Magazine held an Amazing but True... - September 03, 2009

Mommy PR Reviews Stories for Children Magazine

Stories for Children Magazine is thrilled to announce a wonderful endorsement from Andrea Millay of Mommy PR - http://www.mommypr.com/?p=8934. Millay says, “I really like this website…there are tons of different things to look at here: great stories, arts and crafts, puzzles, and... - September 03, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Recipient of Outstanding Web Site Award from Disability Network

Stories for Children Magazinea trademark of Stories for Children Publishing, LLC A monthly Ezine for Children (3 to 12) Website:http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org Stories for Children Magazine recently was bestowed the honor of the Outstanding Web Site Award from the Disability... - August 16, 2009

The Pulse Slither Drift Scooter Youth Contest

Stories for Children Magazinea trademark of Stories for Children Publishing, LLC. A monthly Ezine for Children (3 to 12) Website: http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org The Pulse Slither Drift Scooter Youth Contest Submissions will be accepted between August 16, 2009 to September 6, 2009. Who may... - August 14, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Talks with Children’s Author and Founder & Editor-in-Chief of SFC, VS Grenier

What better way to learn more about the behind the scenes activities at Stories for Children Magazine then featuring SFC’s own, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, VS Grenier. Read this exciting interview and learn how this dynamic woman juggles the responsibilities of running a leading... - August 14, 2009

Utah Author Helps Bring Children Their First Book

Children's Author, VS Grenier has joined forces with First Book to help children find the love of reading and writing. Here is what Bonnie Johnson from First Book had to say about Grenier joining their cause. - August 03, 2009

Delightful Picture Book Teaches Children Important Life Lessons About Honesty and Friendship

Grenier’s “Babysitting SugarPaw" with its child-centered plot on getting to know others, is the perfect book for little ones scared of being left alone with a babysitter for the first time. This book will delight three-to-eight-year-old readers. - June 17, 2009

SFC Magazine Announces Stanley Bookman Spooky Sounds Young Author Contest

Contest Description: The Stories for Children Magazine mascot, Stanley Bookman, needs your help to write a story about the spooky sounds you hear at night, in the backyard, or when you are camping. Your story needs to be original, unpublished, and written by you. A parent/guardian may help type... - June 12, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Announces New Assistant Poetry Editor, Gisele LeBlanc

The exciting growth and changes continue to occur at Stories for Children Magazine and we are pleased to announce the recent hire of Gisele LeBlanc as Assistant Poetry Editor. VS Grenier, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Stories for Children Magazine, and the rest of the staff at SFC are thrilled to... - June 10, 2009

VS Grenier to be Featured on Red River Writers Live – June 17, 2009

Join co-hosts, Jan D. Holiday and April Robins on Blog Talk Radio for their debut talk show, Red River Writers Live – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/RedRiverWritersLive on June 17, 2009, when VS Grenier, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Stories for Children Magazine will be their guest. The... - June 10, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Talks with Children’s Author, Bill Trombello

The old adage “write what you know” has proven true for children’s author, Bill Trombello. The author’s expertise and work with the Canadian National Railroad inspired Bill to write How a Real Locomotive Works. Come along for this fascinating journey and get to know Bill... - June 10, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine to be Featured at Blog Talk Radio on "The Writing Jungle" Hosted by Lea Schizas

VS Grenier and Donna McDine of Stories for Children Magazine will be Lea Schizas’s guests at Blog Talk Radio on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 7:00 pm EST - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Lea-Schizas. VS Grenier is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Stories for Children Magazine and SFC... - January 28, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine Announces Its Second Annual Granny Awards

Stories for Children Magazine will celebrate its Second Birthday on April 1, 2009. It has been another year full of growth, thanks to their many contributors. Without them, there would Not Be a Stories for Children Magazine. The Editorial Staff at Stories for Children Magazine will be recognizing... - January 21, 2009

SFC Magazine Talks with Children’s Author Maggie Pagratis

Gayle Jacobson-Huset, Fiction/Poetry Editor at Stories for Children Magazine recently interviewed children’s author, Maggie Pagratis about her prolific career. Beyond her publishing credits of over 15 books, Maggie is the founder of Athse Publishing. Maggie shared with SFC the inspiration... - January 11, 2009

Stories for Children Magazine’s Special Announcement Revealed

Many of you have been following the Stories for Children Magazine teasers regarding a special announcement in January 2009, and the ink is finally on the page. Over the last couple of years, Stories for Children Magazine has been gaining ground as a professional Ezine and has been growing by leaps... - January 11, 2009

Vote for SFC Magazine at Preditors & Editors Readers’ Polls 2008

Voting is open for the 2008 Preditors & Editors Readers' Polls. Vote for nominees from Stories for Children Magazine today. - January 08, 2009

SFC Magazine Talks with Children’s Author Terry Pierce

Terry Pierce chatted with Gayle Jacobson-Huset, Fiction/Poetry Editor at Stories for Children Magazine about the joys of writing for children. Gayle asked Pierce some tough questions such as: “You've written a ton of children's books. Which one is your personal favorite and why?” The... - December 11, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine Announces Its First Annual “Best of” Anthology

Now with the release of the Best of Stories for Children Magazine Volume 1, children, parents, librarians, and teachers can enjoy the top stories, poems, and articles from Stories for Children Magazine’s first year. - November 28, 2008

Get to Know Children’s Author C.J. Pumpkins

Stories for Children Magazine’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, VS Grenier, interviewed C.J. Pumpkins for the November 2008 issue. After reading The Dream Stowaway with her three-year-old daughter, Grenier wanted to find out more about its author, C.J. Pumpkins. - November 13, 2008

Meet Laura Wellington, Creator of "The Wumblers"

Stories for Children Magazine’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, VS Grenier, interviewed Laura for the October 2008 issue. Grenier wanted to find out more about Laura and her new kids’ television show “The Wumblers.” The two found they have a lot in common, primarily bringing children educational, yet fun, entertainment. - October 17, 2008

An Ambassador Comes to Visit Stories for Children Magazine

The SFC magazine offices were abuzz with excitement when they realized an Ambassador—who was such an important part of world history—would be coming to their humble Stories for Children Magazine as a Mystery Featured Guest in the September 2008 issue. Managing Editor Gayle... - September 10, 2008

Carol Heyer Interview About Writing and Illustrating for Children

Carol Heyer chatted with Gayle Jacobson-Huset, Managing Editor Stories for Children Magazine about the joys of writing and illustrating for children. Gayle asked Heyer some tough questions such as: “Do you write your story first and then develop the fantasy characters from your writing, or do... - August 15, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine is Growing Again

Stories for Children Magazine just announced at the beginning of the month the resignation of their Art Director, Chrissy Fanslau. Grenier responded when asked about this new open position, “It was a sad day when Chrissy resigned. But I am happy to say we put our feelers out right away and found someone who we believe will continue to help SFC grow in quality.” - July 31, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine’s Art Direct, Chrissy Fanslau Resigns

Stories for Children Magazine Founder & Editor-in-Chief, VS Grenier announced the resignation of Chrissy Fanslau, July 7, 2008. - July 16, 2008

Rick Walton, Author of Over 30 Picture Books, Talks with Stories for Children Magazine Founder, VS Grenier

Author Rick Walton chatted with Stories for Children Magazine Founder & Editor-in-Chief VS Grenier about writing for children—something this veteran author of more than 30 picture books and multiple riddle books knows a little something about. During the interview Rick explained why he... - July 16, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine Announces Three New Team Members

Stories for Children Magazine, A Free monthly Ezine for Children (3 to 12). Website: http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org Stories for Children Magazine, which just launched its new website with its June 2008 issue, announces the addition of three new SFC Team members. VS Grenier, Founder &... - June 20, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine Debuts Its New Website

Stories for Children Magazine was voted one of the best Ezines in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Cover Design in the 2007 Preditors & Editors’ Readers Poll. The magazine has also been featured in Babbitt Weekly several times, Homeschoolbuzz.com newsletter, Utah News, Magazine News, and Creative Connection. - June 19, 2008

The Joys of Writing Poetry and Books for Children

Laura Purdie Salas chatted with Gayle Jacobson-Huset, Assistant Editor Stories for Children Magazine about the joys of writing for children. Gayle asked Salas some tough questions such as: “If you could be a character in any children's book ever written, who would you be and why?” The... - May 07, 2008

Copy Editor Selena Spain Moves Onto New Adventures and Says "Goodbye" to the Stories for Children Magazine Family

Stories for Children Magazine Editor, VS Grenier announced the resignation of Selena Spain April 1st, 2008. - April 06, 2008

Award-Winning Author, Magdalena Ball Talks with Stories for Children Magazine About Her Latest Book, Sleep Before Evening

Magdalena Ball chatted with Gayle Jacobson-Huest, Assistant Editor Stories for Children Magazine. The two ladies talked about Ball’s latest book, Sleep Before Evening which is about the creative urge: its origins and the potential dangers of not satisfying it. Written for readers ages 16 and... - April 05, 2008

The SFC First Annual Granny Awards Are Announced

Children’s Writers and Illustrators are putting on their best attire in preparation for the Stories for Children Annual SFC “Granny” Awards. - April 04, 2008

Illustrator and Children’s Author, Dawn Phillips Talks with Stories for Children Magazine

Stories for Children Magazine’s assistant editor, Gayle Jacobson-Huset caught up with Illustrator and Children’s Author Dawn Phillips for an interview about her latest children’s books. - March 06, 2008

The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll 2007 Results Are Out and Stories for Children Magazine is Voted One of the Best Magazines in 2007

Stories for Children Magazine was voted one of the best magazines in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry in the Preditors & Editors Readers Poll 2007. VS Grenier has much to be happy about. She said, “I can’t believe it. This is our first year out and we actually placed in the Top Ten... - February 15, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine Interviews Author, Kevin Gerard

During the interview when asked how the characters where developed Gerard said, “I’ve known Purugama the winged cougar for over forty years. I think he served as some sort of dream warrior for me when I was a young boy about Conor’s age. The other Champions emerged as brothers to Purugama, other great cats of the wild; lion, tiger, jaguar, and cheetah.” - February 13, 2008

Author Kristen Collier is the February Featured Guest at Stories for Children Magazine

Joy the Jellyfish, Kristen Collier's first children's picture book which is illustrated by husband Kevin Scott Collier, shares with kids the tale of an unnoticed sea creature that sets out on a journey to find and make a friend. Stories for Children Magazine’s assistant editor Gayle... - February 03, 2008

Stories for Children Magazine Announces Two New Team Members

Stories for Children Magazine, which just published its ninth issue December 2007, announced the addition of two new SFC Team staff. VS Grenier, Editor of Stories for Children stated: “SFC has been growing with each new issue. I never dreamed that I would have a staff working with me each... - December 12, 2007

Stories for Children Magazine Interview with Award-Winning Author, Jewel Sample

Stories for Children Magazine’s editor VS Grenier was lucky to catch up with award-winning author Jewel Sample for an interview. During the interview, Sample said, “I believe my sensitive story and activity book are great resources for professionals and families to use to help children cope with the loss of a young loved one.” - December 04, 2007

Award-Winning Author, Mark Peter Hughes Speaks with Gayle Jacobson-Huset About His Recent Book, "Lemonade Mouth"

Stories for Children Magazine’s assistant editor, Gayle Jacobson-Huset was lucky to catch young adult book author, Mark Peter Hughes after the "Lemonade Mouth" book tour. During the interview, Hughes shared some of his adventures during the tour. - November 07, 2007

Stories for Children Magazine Now Taking Submissions for 2008

Editor VS Grenier of Stories for Children Magazine announced today the magazine is open for Submissions for the Year 2008. Stories for Children Magazine is growing quickly so that more authors and illustrators are needed to keep up with their readers demand. The editors at Stories for Children... - October 21, 2007

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