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Jan09

EDITING PROCESS

Posted on Jan 9 by

Write a book? You’re not done yet. You’ll need to edit it. But don’t go about it haphazardly. If you have a process, it will ensure the best possible editing...

Dec13

BETTER THAN I DESERVE

Posted on Dec 13 by

At church, an older fellow named Jim has a pat answer to the question of how he’s doing. “Better than I deserve,” he says with a smile. When I think about my...

Nov22

CHARACTERS TO FIT THE AUDIENCE

Posted on Nov 22 by

Long ago, I took a big step with my first middle grade book, I’m 12 Years Old And I Saved The World. So I cleaned up the first few chapters and—after making sure she was...

Oct21

NEW BOOK PRESS

Posted on Oct 21 by

It’s been very exciting and humbling to see I’m 13 Years Old And I Changed The World getting some good press. For this, I am very thankful, as the more press it gets,...

Jun28

GOING INTERNATIONAL

Posted on Jun 28 by

A year or two ago, my friend Lurlene McDaniel had a suggestion: join the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, “The international professional...