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Top Ten Lessons Learned Writing a Book For My Students by Greg Armamentos

Several years ago I switched the writing emphasis in our classroom to choice writing. Rather than spending the entire year on narrative, persuasive, and expository methods, we would primarily write for creative purposes. 1,001 more words

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BLOG FROM THE QUOTE KIND OF DAY

“ Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. ”

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READ THE ROUGH DRAFT OF KC'S CURRENT YA NOVEL SHE'S WORKING ON!

I thought I'd be nice and give you lovely visitors the rough draft of my progressing YA Romance novel. Give me some feed back! I do answer. 1,667 more words
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CHARACTER RELATIONSHIPS & ANTICIPATION

I don’t know how many times I’ve stressed the overwhelming excitement that I have for writing, but fiction alone. Have you written anything and suddenly the characters felt all too real, like, you couldn’t wait to get back writing again? 269 more words

CHANGE OF PLANS, TUESDAYS!

GOOD AFTERNOON! Today I was supposed to be finishing up my YA Romance novel, but I got distracted. I think it’s okay to get distracted if it’s something positive dealing with family. 110 more words

Who is a Book for Anyway? by Cassie Beasley

My parents never said no to a book.

Every year they said, “No, we can’t have an extra week of vacation.” (You’d think they would have given in at least once.) And they said, “No, you can’t stay up until midnight. 1,036 more words

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What's In The Author's Bag? J.R. Gray reveals..... @TheOriginalGray

Ever wondered what’s inside your favorite author’s bag/purse/backpack?  Do they carry books, their iPads, coupons, inspirational pictures, etc.?

J.R. Gray revealed the contents of his bag for all to see and explained why he carries them. 253 more words

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