Author Archives: Greg Pattridge

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...writing middle grade novels.


WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! As The Middle Grade World Turns. There should be another genre of books called MG soap opera. More and more of these family dramas appear each month. You’ll find stories about divorce, death … Continue reading

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Words are Powerful

Memories… About the time I was a fifth grader, I began sitting at the kitchen table with my dad every morning before he left for work. Instead of talking we’d read the newspaper. I’d grab the sports section and any … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE: In the News 8/16/18

Here are a few news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed recently (If you missed any of the previous posts click here to see them all): Here’s a list  books for those types of adults who are a little embarrassed … Continue reading

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MMGM for 8/13/18

  Click an image to read each blogger’s post. Leading the MMGM parade today is June McCrary Jacobs and her family friendly blog—READING WRITING, & STITCH-METIC. She joins us each Monday but also blogs during the week. It might be … Continue reading

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Welcome to another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! Today I present the fourth book in my quest to provide support to past titles. I call it The Nurturing of Middle Grade Books. My other favorites included CLUTCH, THE UNEXPECTED LIFE OF … Continue reading

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Little Big Shot Editors

Over the years I’ve had critiques and edits on many of my stories. Adults with a passion for writing or often a job to critique manuscripts have always provided excellent reactions and advice. Last May I had the opportunity for … Continue reading

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MMGM for 8/6/18

It’s National Farmer’s Market Week! Click on a vegetable to read each blogger’s post. Leading the MMGM parade today is COMPLETELY FULL BOOKSHELF. Here you can find reviews and recommendations on a wide variety of books. Dig a bit deeper and … Continue reading

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