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A Child’s Dream

Who doesn’t dream about being famous? When I was a child of 10 I already dreamed of being a famous writer. My best friend told me she would hold on to my letters as she expected me to be famous … Continue reading

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If the Name Fits

Congratulations you’re delivering a new character – so you get to choose a name! This choice is very important as it can assist in connecting the reader to the story. If I am writing a story for young children I … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Book Marketing

Just read an interesting piece in Publisher’s Weekly about a writer who took to the streets in a new tack for promoting his new children’s book. He stood for hours in line for the Queen to pass by so he … Continue reading

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The Joy of Reading

When I was a child I looked forward to going to the library weekly in the summer to check out more books. It was not unusual for me to read 50 books in the summer in those early years. I … Continue reading

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