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Prairie Writer’s Day 2014

Last weekend my critique partner and I trekked to Chicago for the annual SCBWI Prairie Writer’s Day to glean wisdom from a group of awesome editors and agents. Each year we come home feeling we learned less than the year … Continue reading

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Can Reality TV Go Too Far?

For those of you living under a rock: The Hunger Games opens in theatres today.  The hugely publicized movie is based on the bestselling young adult series of the same name written by Suzanne Collins.  It led the recent dystopian craze … Continue reading

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Retreat Into Your Favorite Series

 Just finished reading Midnight in Austenland, by Shannon Hale.  It’s the sequel to Austenland, and they’re both for adult audiences (while most of her other books are young adult fantasy).  Shannon’s writing is always amazing: funny, touching, deep, and lyrical … Continue reading

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