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NaNoWriMo Launched!

It’s that time of year again. When I resign myself to writing 50,000 words in a mere thirty days. When I actually take the time to write. Make excuses FOR my writing, instead of against it. Every year the process … Continue reading

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Harry Potter – The End

Thank goodness for Pottermore. Shit must be seriously saving lives. Because without the anticipation of what’s in store for J.K.’s newest initiative, this Friday would have been the saddest day in all the days of Potter fanatics. Harry Potter and … Continue reading

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Skills USA

Last week, I attended a competition/conference known as Skills USA. If you know nothing about the organization, you should really go to their website and check them out. Skills USA events are annual and begin with state level championships in … Continue reading

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3 Authors & 39 Clues

I went to a lunch yesterday to meet three of the authors of the 39 Clues series, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman, and Jude Watson (who is really a lady named Judy and who sort of looks like the grandmother on … Continue reading

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BEA = Full On Exhaustion

And I was only there for one day! I’m sorry to say it, but after our morning meetings were over we walked the entire floor (upstairs) and the pickings were extremely slim. On the children’s front anyway. For the amount … Continue reading

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My Only Idea

So the Mets’ game was actually sort of fun, once enough alcohol was consumed, and I didn’t do any thinking on Children’s Book Week. Shocker, I know. But this morning, I was gazing up at all my little friends (those … Continue reading

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Happy Children’s Book Week!

Check it out at the Children’s Book Council. I’m still not sure how I’m going to celebrate this year. But I just love knowing it’s that time of year. I’ll think on it while I’m at the Mets’ game tonight, … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week – Children’s Book Drives

Children’s Book Week is May 10 -16th, but this quote from PW’s Events post inspired me to start celebrating early: “In St. Louis, the CBC’s partner is Onesto Trattoria, which will hold a week-long children’s book drive.” Though I’m nowhere … Continue reading

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Sick Birthday Week

While volcanoes erupted in Iceland, basically ruining the London Book Fair for lots of folks, my stomach erupted from my Sunday evening pre-birthday dinner and basically ruined my birthday. Whatever. Since I couldn’t go out, a couple of lovely friends … Continue reading

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Mentors, Mentees, and Statues on Buildings

Firstly, have you guys heard about this? It’s the Event Horizon exhibit that’s up around Madison Square Park until August. Though, up until I looked it up on the Internet just now I was calling it “that naked statue thing … Continue reading

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