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Middle Grade Fiction

Introducing The Quartz Creek Ranch Series!

  It’s the book birthday of Kiersi Burkhart and Amber J. Keyser’s four book Quartz Creek Ranch Series!   I’ve […]

Shine on: some year-end thoughts

  This post is my last blogpost for 2016.   So it seemed apropos to share a few things I’m […]

When Your Characters Veer Off Course

  I was fully prepared to draft my current Work in Progress. Character Sheets were done. Scenes were sketched out. […]

Science Girls Rule in Middle Grade!

  There’s nothing I love so much as a middle grade novel in which the main characters – especially young […]

We Need Diverse Books!

  “We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would […]

Some Great Autumn Books!

  Happy Autumnal Equinox!   via GIPHY   I love Autumn!  It’s the season of heavier sweaters, scarves and gloves, […]

Children’s Authors as Role Models

  Do we want our favorite children’s authors to be role models for our children? Should they be?   I […]

A Great Day for Middle Grade Fiction!

I love book release days for the Sweet Sixteen Debut Authors. It’s like watching baby birds fly from the nest, […]

My First School Visit as an Author!

  There is a first time for everything, and this past Monday was my first time doing a school visit […]

Book Review: The Eye of Midnight

I love a well-written and adventurous Middle Grade book… …and Andrew Brumbach’s The Eye of Midnight delivers.     Here’s what […]

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