Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2015’

  • Is The Hobbit Mid Grade Fiction

    Is “The Hobbit” Mid-Grade Fiction?

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    When one reads the older “children’s” books, one cannot help but be astonished at how dumbed down today’s literature seems to have become. Take a look at some of the vocabulary in Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer: sagacity, ambuscade (how many of you adults know that one?), diffident, beguiled, […]

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  • Character Profile Joshua V2

    Character Profile Two: Joshua

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    He’s quick! He’s deadly! He’s a white cat named Joshua who just so happens to be my next character profile. Joshua is another character that I like to write scenes with, especially when they are scenes with his brother, Amos, his hated enemy, John, or […]

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  • Writing With Kids

    Writing And Being A Parent Simulataneously

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    Writing a book as a dad and mom with two children under three years old has proven to be a challenge. Here are some things things that Rachel and I have used to make more-or-less steady progress. All of this can be applied to more than […]

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