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Helping hands

I’m a big fan of the folks at Writers Helping Writers. They’ve got some great news, and I thought I’d hand it over to them to share: 216 more words

Musings On Writing

Brown Girl Dreaming Review

Brown Girl Dreaming is the autobiographical memoir of Jacqueline Woodson’s childhood.  It has racked up an astounding four awards!!! National Book Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Newbery Honor Book, and Robert F. 494 more words

Children's Writer


I find it odd that we “celebrate” Banned Books Week. Celebrating doesn’t seem quite the right word. We’re not encouraging banning books! Yet it’s a wonderful opportunity to remind folks that censorship is alive and well – not only in other countries, but in our own. 712 more words

Leslie Zampetti

grand-aunt's visit 16: both sides now

grand-aunt’s remarks:

seeing needs training

looking down you see prison

looking up heaven


Hello Dear Blog,

Thank you, dear blog, for waiting for me through an injured child, an ailing parent, friends in need, with a tornado on top.  It’s okay, dear blog, there were good times too. 59 more words

Children's Writer

Print is dead? No way!

A recent article in the New York Times states that e-book sales slipped by 10%, during the early part of this year, while there was a corresponding surge in independent booksellers and hard copy sales. 561 more words

Leslie Zampetti

Plotting along

Right now it feels like I’m plodding, not plotting, but I suspect my energy levels will perk up once I’m used to being back at work. 213 more words

Musings On Writing