A Christmas Classic That Almost Wasn’t

“All over the world, it’s become a tradition to read a special poem on Christmas Eve. You can probably recite a good bit of it by heart:

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse …

“But as famous as this poem is to us now … it almost wasn’t published at all. And when it was, the author wasn’t happy.”

Get the surprising behind-the-scenes story about one of the most well-known poems here: The Christmas Hit That Almost Wasn’t

Merry Christmas and have a writing filled 2014!


Ken, the protagonist of Ken’s War, has a crummy Christmas when he visits his mother, her new husband and their silly kids.

Ken’s War is slated for publication in the summer of ’14 by www.melange-books.com.


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