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The Thing About Being a Debut Author

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Thing About Being a Debut Author

JENNIFER LONGO holds an M.F.A. in Writing for Theater from Humboldt State University. She credits her lifelong flair for drama to parents who did things like buy the town graveyard and put their kids to work in it-because how hilarious would that be?

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My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

Andrea Pyros’ debut novel is My Year of Epic Rock. Andrea has worked as a magazine editor, celebrity interviewer, and cookie wrangler.

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Mortal Danger, by Ann Aguirre | Book Review

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mortal Danger, by Ann Aguirre | Book Review

When unpopular, ugly Edie steps out on the ledge, the last person she expects to stop her from jumping is the most beautiful guy she’s ever seen.

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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

In Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, author Liesl Shurtliff crafts an entertaining fractured fairy tale based on the Brothers Grimm character by the same name.

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Five Family Favorites with Salina Yoon, Author of Penguin and Pumpkin

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Salina Yoon, Author of Penguin and Pumpkin

SALINA YOON is the award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 200 books for children. Check out which picture books are her family’s favorites!

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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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How a YA Author Pays Homage to Famous American Authors

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
How a YA Author Pays Homage to Famous American Authors

Washington Irving, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and now Edgar Allan Poe. Paying homage to famous American authors has sort of become what I do.

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One Past Midnight, by Jessica Shirvington | Book Review

| September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
One Past Midnight, by Jessica Shirvington | Book Review

ONE PAST MIDNIGHT is great for fans of contemporary romance, like Green’s THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, as well as readers of light fantasy.

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Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

The main challenge in writing multiple points of view is helping the reader keep everybody sorted out.

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How to Motivate Readers to Keep Turning Pages | Writing Tips

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
How to Motivate Readers to Keep Turning Pages | Writing Tips

It isn’t easy to tackle tension when writing a story, but keeping these things in mind can point you in the right direction.

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