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In one week, Lynden and I will be on our way to Columbus to sit in on TEDx hillard. My good friend, Coyte G. Cooper PhD. 193 more words

A Breakdown, A Show & A Great Memory

So, my Jimmy broke down the day before leaving for Moline, Illinois with Ethan and Rylen. I didn’t let that get in the way of traveling to Moline and watching Laurie Berkner perform an intimate solo event. 641 more words

What if you're discouraged?

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What if you’re an author who’s feeling discouraged? Maybe you’re struggling to finish (or even start) a story?  What if you don’t have any ideas for a story? 261 more words

Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Three cheers for school visits!

A few weeks ago, I did one of my favourite things as a writer: visited a school. On the hottest and longest day of the year, I stood in a cool (aahhh, relief) assembly hall and spoke to two lots of 9 – 12 year-old boys, around 150 in all. 858 more words

Book of the Week: Dimsie, Head Girl

For this week’s BotW, we’re back in the world of the boarding school books that I love so much, after I happened upon this on the collectible shelf of the charity shop last week for the bargain price of £2.   510 more words

Book Reviews

How-To Walk The Yellow Brick Road

“There is no place like home.”
― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children’s novel written by author L. 534 more words


Two Choices

Monday and I could not be happier!

I only have to work Monday and Friday of this week because I am taking Ethan and Rylen to a Laurie Berkner concert in northern Illinois on Wednesday. 340 more words