Ten writers for children. All with something to say.


Short for Something

"Is Sam short for something?"

"Samantha." Sam stuck her finger in her mouth. "I hate that name. What about Eddie?"

"It's short for Edwina. I hate that more. I don't like Eddie that much either. I'm going to change my name this year to something cooler, more distinct."


"Edie. From now on I'm Edie."

"I like it, Edie."