Monthly Archives: August 2013

This week, I lost an earring. It shouldn’t have been a big deal, but it was. Just ask my poor husband.        

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As a children’s librarian, I hear a lot of what young people are looking for when they come to the library. And there are many young readers out there who are transitioning from Middle Grade books to Young Adult—and not … Continue reading

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The other day at work, someone asked me the difference between ENG-US and ENG-GB.     At first, I was a little confused by the question. Really, I wondered if it was a serious question, but the man seemed to … Continue reading

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Twitter can be a time waster, or your up-to-the-minute writing coach. Here are three quick tips for using Twitter to improve your writing.             Tip #1:           Follow hashtags, don’t just … Continue reading

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I love books, but I rarely review them. Sure, I talk about them with friends or people at the library, but this is my first official book review. I thought I’d try something a bit different and do a video … Continue reading

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