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Labelling books

Eileen & Jerry Spinelli wrote a wonderful book titled  Today I Will: a Year of Quotes, Notes, and Promises to Myself. I bought it in Chautauqua during a Highlights Foundations Children’s Writers Workshop. 737 more words

Leslie Zampetti

New Month+ Contests

It’s one of the loveliest months of the year-at least in my memory! Last year we spent time out doors, reveling in the autumnal glory of western NC. 278 more words

My Life Stories

If you’re looking for some fun and spooky reads for your little (and not so little) ghosts and goblins this Halloween, check out this fabulous reading list from Penguin Random House! 15 more words

Pruning away the deadwood

This past week I attended Kathy Temean’s wonderful writers’ retreat in Avalon, NJ. Held each fall, Kathy rents a house and handles all the logistics for a small group of writers and two agents to give each other feedback. 279 more words

Musings On Writing

I found this lovely quote today and wanted to share it with all of you!

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written… 27 more words

Children's Writer

Happy fall everyone! I took a couple of months off from posting for some much-needed R & R, and enjoyed getting together with friends and family members over the summer. 244 more words

What I read this summer

As I wrote way back in June, I’m not headed back to school this year. While I miss seeing my students and setting up displays of new books to share, I don’t miss being on the school schedule. 237 more words

Leslie Zampetti