Mar
31
2014
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Book Trailer Part 4

Written by Johnny Worthen

In part 4 of my series on Book Trailers, I examine the "God-Awful Infomercial" and the "Hey Looky Here."

Mar
26
2014
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Sur le Pont d’Avignon, On y Danse

Written by Carrie-Anne

My review of the late Ida Vos's autobiographical middle grade historical, Dancing on the Bridge of Avignon, perhaps her darkest book.

Mar
26
2014
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A to Z Theme Reveal - Oh the Thinks You Can Think!

Written by Jessica Marcarelli

My theme reveal for the A to Z Blogging Challenge in April: 26 days, 26 posts.

Mar
26
2014
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The Dreaded "Dead Inspiration"

Written by CNHolmberg

Writer's block is one thing, but what do you do when you lose complete interest in your work-in-progress?

Mar
26
2014
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If You Give a Writer an Idea

Written by Lehua Parker

The real reason it takes so long to write an novel.

Mar
20
2014
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“Oh brave new world that has such people in it”

Written by Carrie-Anne

My review of Aldous Huxley's classic dystopian novel Brave New World.

Mar
20
2014
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Want to learn how to write picture books?

Written by Ken Baker

Information on the Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR) conference and the PB writing workshop being taught at the conference

Mar
20
2014
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Magic: An Analysis of My Favorite Novel Quotes (Part 4)

Written by Patrick Stahl

A novel quote needs only one attribute to fall in with my favorites: magic. Unlike traditional magic, this magic is quite real.

Mar
20
2014
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What I’ve Learned About Writing a Picture Book

Written by Cindy Stagg

Guest post on why writing picture books is so hard.

Mar
11
2014
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The Key Is Lost

Written by Carrie-Anne

My review of the late Ida Vos's middle grade historical novel The Key Is Lost, set during World War II in the Netherlands.

Mar
11
2014
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Non-Writer's Block

Written by Lehua Parker

When five books become three and you have to throw the baby out with the bath water.

Mar
4
2014
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Teri Harman's BLACK MOON Cover Reveal

Written by Johnny Worthen

'Tis the season for new covers. Here's the cover for Teri Harman's upcoming book BLACK MOON. B-E-A-UTIFUL!