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The Fuzzy Line Between Fiction and Nonfiction

Originally posted on educating alice:
I really appreciate Julie Danielson’s Kirkus blog post, “The Stories In Between” as she considers a topic near and dear to me — the blurry line between certain works of fiction and nonfiction.  Two picture…

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Illustration Notes: To Include Or Not To Include…

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BEEP AND BOB Cover Reveal & How Giving Up Gave Jonathan Roth a Leg Up (plus a giveaway!)

Thank you, Tara, for hosting the very first peek (one year before publication) at the cover for book one of my upcoming chapter book series, BEEP AND BOB (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster), which I wri… Source: BEEP AND BOB Cover Reveal … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway – Hold Your Temper, Tiger by Carol Roth

Congratulations to Carol Roth for her new book, HOLD YOUR TEMPER, TIGER coming out on March 7th. Available now on pre-order at Amazon. Carol has agreed to give do a book giveaway. All you have to d… Source: Book Giveaway – Hold … Continue reading

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THE 2016 NERDIES: LONG FORM NONFICTION ANNOUNCED BY DONALYN MILLER

Since my childhood, I have been fascinated with nonfiction books. I read our family World Book Encyclopedias and Time-Life books from cover-to-cover and methodically worked through every biography … Source: THE 2016 NERDIES: LONG FORM NONFICTION ANNOUNCED BY DONALYN MILLER

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Interview With New Author Tara Cattie Luebbe and Mentor Contest Announced

Tara Cattie Luebbe ran her own picture book store before becoming an author. She’s read thousands of pictures books and has a solid grasp of what it takes to write for a picture book crowd. I… Source: Interview With New … Continue reading

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PowerPoint – Resources and Examples to Make the Perfect Presentation

Do you need to create a PowerPoint presentation for work, school or a YouTube video to promote your business?  Many people know the basics of how to put together a quick presentation.  But do you k… Source: PowerPoint – Resources … Continue reading

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Top 100 Vocabulary Words That Adults Should Know

Educators often use words with meanings that students may not fully understand.  Rather than looking foolish and asking for an explanation, students may go through years of schooling and not truly … Source: Top 100 Vocabulary Words That Adults Should … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway – Leaving Kent State

In her book LEAVING KENT STATE, debut author Sabrina Fedel, brings to life America’s political and social turmoil as it ushered in the new decade of the 1970s. She is giving away a sign copy.… Source: Book Giveaway – Leaving … Continue reading

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The 2017 Minnesota Writing Workshop: February 11, 2017

After a successful 2014 event in Minnesota, Writing Day Workshops is excited to announce The 2017 Minnesota Writing Workshop — a full-day “How to Get Published” writing event in S… Source: The 2017 Minnesota Writing Workshop: February 11, 2017

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