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Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

Hallway Supervision Here was a great conversation-starter tweet this week: https://twitter.com/abuckslater/status/1455888892251488261 And while some debated back and forth about "Not All Schools," the point Slater makes is interesting: if you're writing YA, it's a pertinent detail to consider when deciding what kind of school your characters attend. Will teen readers notice these details? I think… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

Learning · Reading · Teaching

Monday Minutiae—11.01.2021

For those of you doing NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), I hope you’re off to an AMAZING start! This year, I decided not to even pretend I was going to do it, although, I’m going to try to at least write every day. Cheers to all of you! Modeling and Independent Practice "Don't be a… Continue reading Monday Minutiae—11.01.2021

Learning · Listening · Musing · publishing · Reading · Teaching

Monday Minutiae – 10.18.2021

Copy Room Requests A hot topic in the publishing circles is the concern about the paper supply chain for print copies of books and recommendations to order now for books you might want to give as Christmas presents, for example. I remember early in the pandemic (you know, during the odd toilet paper shortage) reading… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 10.18.2021

publishing · Writing

Monday Minutiae—Wait. No. Monday News!

New Look – New Site – New Book! Back in January, I chose ELASTICITY as my one-word resolution with the focus on the “ability to change and adapt” definition, anticipating that I would need to do this more than I ever have before. And “change and adapt” has brought me here, to show off my… Continue reading Monday Minutiae—Wait. No. Monday News!