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Why school librarians?

Just before I headed to Florida for some much-deserved sunshine, this brightened my day last week. I love Nora Raleigh Baskin’s books, and I love her support of elementary school librarians even more. 316 more words

Leslie Zampetti

No Excuses

My daughter was at volleyball camp  and I had a rare afternoon alone with my son. I offered to go for a bike ride with him and get some ice cream.  507 more words

Children's Writer


Recently, I read that Jane Yolen works on multiple projects simultaneously. (Alas, I can’t find the article or post now. I knew I should have “saved” it.) She does mention in… 305 more words

Musings On Writing

Lost and found

Always just


sock is missing.

Today it is one of mine,


with tiny white dots.

Last week it was one of hers,

neon and sporty. 83 more words

Leslie Zampetti


To plan or not to plan? That is the question and the frustration. Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” 420 more words

Children's Writer

Say when

As writers, how do we know when it’s time to throw in the towel on a manuscript?

Wait a minute, I hear you saying, we’re writers. 774 more words

Musings On Writing

Women Who Changed the World: New Book by Laurie Calkhoven + Free Copy Give-away

Darlene Beck Jacobsen has a fantastic post with Laurie Calkhoven about Laurie’s new book, WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD. This book is so great, it sold out at our book fair before I could get a copy! 166 more words

Leslie Zampetti