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READING for WRITING

Read widely to become a better writer. That advice has never been a problem for me. I’m reading all the time. It’s when I’m focused on writing where reading becomes even more important.  I’ve written stories in a first person … Continue reading

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Favorite Middle Grade Reads 2014

I’m all filled up. Not from holiday dining but from reading a total of 68 MG books this year! What better time than now to celebrate my favorites for 2014. Yes, it’s the second annual Always in the Middle GOLDEN … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT PLACE for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this debut from Teresa E. Harris. The cover looked intriguing – a young African-American girl skipping a rock across a pond. It’s written in first person present – the POV I had been … Continue reading

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