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From Everywhere and Nowhere by Philip C. Stead

Where do your ideas come from? I hear this question more than any other. Sometimes the answer is easy. For example, take the first book I made with my wife, Erin, … 757 more words

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Who is Travis Nickerson from Fish in a Tree? by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Fish in a Tree is about a sixth grader named Ally Nickerson who thinks she’s dumb. She isn’t dumb, but she does have undiagnosed dyslexia until she meets Mr. 1,078 more words

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SAD, DARK AND TWISTY MIDDLE GRADE – TWO AUTHORS’ PERSPECTIVES by Tracy Holczer and Nikki Loftin

When I was a kid, I used to dress up in my mother’s nightgowns, layers and layers of lace and silky chiffon, draped across my shoulders, sometimes veiling my face, but always trailing behind me like the train of a wedding gown.

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“I Need a Book about the Titanic” by Lucretia Brattin

One subject in history has it all:  tragedy, mystery, mayhem, social classes, celebrities, science and romance.  I am referring to the story of the Titanic… 638 more words

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Finding the Words by Dev Petty

Sometimes I read posts here with a bit of envy. I read about people who went to their school library at recess and curled up with a book at every opportunity. 1,294 more words

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Countdown To The Launch... by Abi Elphinstone

In 2014 I used capital letters a lot. Mainly for exciting things like this:

 And this:

And then 2015 came along. Having been joyfully counting down the days to 26th February (when my debut launches), I suddenly got THE FEAR. 754 more words

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Magical Places by Nikki Loftin

Sometimes it’s people who stay with you forever. And sometimes it’s places.

When I was a girl, I spent many summers running wild in the Texas hill country. 638 more words

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