Wednesday Wisdom

“Even in the best writer’s workshops one is likely to learn more
from one’s fellow students than from one’s teacher.”

John […]

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Teacher Tuesday

What an honor that THE Mr. Schu has agreed to play along with my Teacher Tuesday quiz. He is one […]

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Friend Friday on a Monday

I have so many writer friends and not enough Fridays so this special guest post from one of my favorite […]

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Friend Friday

So pleased to host Megan Morrison today, celebrating the publication of her debut novel, Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel. I […]

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Throwback Thursday

This isn’t too far back, but I am so grateful to these women: Susan Hill Long, Barbara O’Connor and Augusta […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“Doubt is the author’s dragon.”

Paul Fleischman

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Teacher Tuesday

Thank you to Cheri Dobbs, a middle school librarian AND PreK3-Grade 12 Coordinator of Library Sciences in Beverly Hills, Michigan, […]

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Friend Friday

What a great Friend Friday this is! Not only do I get the honor of hosting Elana K. Arnold, I […]

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I Am So Over Writing About Strong Girls*

From this day forward, I am never going to write about strong female characters again.

Even though I consider myself a […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“The past is not a package we can lay on the shelf.”

Emily Dickinson

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Teacher Tuesday

Today’s guest is Ilse O’Brien, Grade 5 Literacy & Language, and History teacher at Wilson Middle School. Ilse is another of my […]

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Friend Friday. . .on a Monday

There are too few Fridays in April and too many friends with new books so this feature is spilling over […]

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Friend Friday

What a pleasure and an honor to host Martha Brockenbrough on the blog today! An incredibly accomplished writer, along with being the […]

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Throwback Thursday

As I have confessed elsewhere, I haven’t always been an historical fiction fanatic. As a middle-schooler, my daughter got me […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“Metaphors are exactly held errors.”

John Ciardi

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Teacher Tuesday

Today’s guest is Nora Galvin, a Literacy Specialist for an elementary school in Massachusetts. She is one of my Twitter friends, […]

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Friend Friday

It’s such a pleasure to host my longtime friend, Janet Lee Carey, today. I think I’ve known Janet since dragons […]

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Throwback Thursday

Today would’ve been my father-in-law’s 95th birthday. Ted Larson was about the kindest man I have ever met. When I […]

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Wednesday Wisdom

“Writing is show business.”

Louise Boggess

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Teacher Tuesday

Today’s guest’s parents must have known she was going to grow up and become a librarian and that is why […]

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