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Be a Rebel: Read What You Want to Read!

At the beginning of every new year, I make a list of middle-grade books I should read and study, since that’s the genre in which I write. They are award winners mostly, or books recommended as “must reads.” Most teachers … Continue reading

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Set for Life

I love what author Bob Greene says in “Free entertainment, for life,” an article on CNN.com. It resonates with everything in me. “Are you a person who loves to read books? If so, you’re set for life.” Good News for … Continue reading

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For the Love of Words

I’m always shocked when people tell me, “I don’t like to read.” And I used to be stunned when wannabe writers told me that. What poverty! I can’t imagine what life would be like if I didn’t love words. For So Many … Continue reading

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The Fear of Browsing

I have a confession to make. Being a children’s writer has taken away much of the joy in browsing the children’s sections of book stores. Oh, I love book stores themselves–the brick ‘n’ mortar kind, plus anything online. But if … Continue reading

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Your Weekend Reading Pleasure

Some terrific reading is waiting for you this weekend! The articles below from around the Web will give you writing and marketing help, help you see through the current publishing confusion, and even show you ways to get your kids … Continue reading

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