Chess for Children

ChessforChildrenMommyo, chortling as she opens up her Amazon package: “The Five-Year-Old and I have a secret weapon to beat you at chess, Daddyo.”

The Five-Year-Old, subtly: “Forget what Mommyo said, Daddyo. It’s not a valuable clue.”


About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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  1. Pingback: In which The Six-Year-Old deploys her secret weapon | CATERPICKLES

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