Terms and Conditions Kids on the Costa Writing Competition 2018 #inspiringcostakids 1st March 2018 1. This competition is organised by Anna Mckann of Sharon House Publishing Ltd (UK Registered company 4840060) in conjunction with Lynne Duncan of the Kids on the Costa Magazine SL. The competition is sponsored and promoted by Emma De Acedo… Read more »
Anna’s Blog Roll
Write a story
Isn’t it very interesting that as the UK celebrates World Book Day on the 1st March, we at Sharon House Publishing, working with our partners in Andalucia, are getting ready to launch the 2018 Inspiring Costa Kids children’s writing competition. I will be back online to chat later about World Book Day, but just to… Read more »
Tell a story and don’t grouch!
Sorry but I will grouch! As we herald towards World Book Day celebrated in the UK on 1st March, I am thinking of a few comments I have received this last couple of weeks on my picture book range – Rianbo’s Travels. By the way, World Book day is celebrated on 23rd April in Spain…. Read more »
Edit, edit, then edit again!
Writing is so time consuming. Unless you are a writer you probably take it for granted, read a story or article, and don’t stop to think just how many hours actually went into producing your entertainment. Imagination and creativity are a wonderful thing, but when your writing is based on fact more often time is… Read more »
I thought I would upload some of the stories that I chose for the inspiring costa kids competition. This is Grace Le Chat, winner of the first prize age 11 to 13 years. Also at the presentation were Lynne Duncan – editor of The Kids on the Costa magazine, and Emma De Acedo – Marbella… Read more »
Happy birthday Rainbow Childcare
Hi everyone, Today in my local newspaper, an editorial about Rainbow Childcare – celebrating 30 years in business. WOW! Won’t say look forward to the next 30 years! But….. what an achievement – thank you to my great management team and staff. Must keep up the celebrations this year. Anna x
2017 Inspiring Costa Kids Finalists
The winners have been notified, the prizes awarded and now it’s time for some reflection before it all starts again. The 2017 #inspiringcostakids #writingcompetition. What can I say? It was an adventure. A learning curve and more than anything a great achievement for organisers and entrants alike. I will post a brief extract from the… Read more »
Celebration Surprise! Surprise!
O.K. Tonight is the night. Woop woop! We will be meeting at our venue in Marbella to celebrate with the winners of our 2017 competition. Afterwards, yes when we have celebrated, eaten cake and handed prizes to our winners, details of the 2018 competition will be announced. Will take lots of photos and post… Read more »
My life is certainly full of colour these days. As I prepare for the #inspiringcostakids writing competition awards here in Spain, it is only about 10 days ago when I had a different celebration in Yorkshire. If you read my blog on the 15th of January you will see I was celebrating 30 years… Read more »
How many of us really endure, or do most people give up when things get tough? Thinking about success, it undoubtedly goes hand in hand with endurance. Yes there are people in life who are just lucky, but most have to endure to achieve. As a woman in business, I think of some of the… Read more »