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Double Review & Giveaway — The Genius Under the Table & Picturing a Nation

Thought for the Day: "Do you want to do this thing? Sit down and do it. Are you not writing? Keep sitting there. Does it not feel right? Keep sitting there. Think of yourself as a monk walking the path to enlightenment. Think of yourself as a high school senior wanting to be a neurosurgeon.… Continue reading Double Review & Giveaway — The Genius Under the Table & Picturing a Nation

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The Story of the Olympic Games — Review

Thought for the Day: "Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."~ Gloria Steinem ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: It might seem odd for me to post a link HERE to an article called 7 Steps for Writing Your Novel’s First Chapter, but… Continue reading The Story of the Olympic Games — Review

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Blood and Germs — Review

Thought for the Day: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”~ Winston Churchill ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Derek Haines at Just Publishing Advice has a terrific post HERE that will help you Improve your Writing with These 10 Quick and Easy Tips. I particularly… Continue reading Blood and Germs — Review

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You Can Change the World — Review

Thought for the Day: “Finish what you are writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it.”~ Neil Gaiman ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Writers Digest has a good article HERE that has 75 Grammar Rules for Writers. Great reminders here and clarification of some of those pesky things I can’t seem… Continue reading You Can Change the World — Review

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Voices of Young Heroes — Review

Thought for the Day: “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” ~ Bob Dylan ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Our heroes are often underdogs, especially in middle-grade fiction. Charles Yellowitz has a good… Continue reading Voices of Young Heroes — Review