Tag Archives: tween fiction

A Modern Retelling, Eunuch to Talent Scout, meet Hawk

May 9, 2013

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  Standing in front of me, blocking the sun with his silhouette, was  this—man-boy.  A man-boy is what Calliope and I call guys we think are cute and totally too old for us but not really old—old,  like our parents. Take for example, Matt Damon, who did all of the Bourne Identity movies. Cute. But […]

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What Do Your Book Characters Look Like To Your Target Audience?

March 16, 2013

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Curious what your book characters look like to your target audience?  I have often wondered myself how others might see my characters. Do they picture them the way I visualize them? Have I done a good job describing my characters physical traits, style and personality? I teach fifth grade and recently began to think, hummm…fifth […]

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Abracadabra! The Magic of a Writing Contest

November 13, 2012

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Poof! Like magic, my first tween novel has disappered! Well, no-not really, but until January 25th, it will be invisible from public view. I have entered my debut tween manuscript (unable to mention the name) in my first writing contest. First Impressions, a fiction contest put on by the ACFW, a premier organization for fiction writers has […]

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How do you define happiness?

April 23, 2012

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“Happiness is not so much in having as it is in sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give”Experiences in life can be so much fun when we relive them.  Summer camp is one of those moments in time we  remember forever.  I know in […]

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