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August 1st publishing date for my book Respect Our World: Sustainabililty!

I’m so excited I can hardly stand it. What a surprise I had yesterday, when I noticed stores are posting my children’s educational book for pre-order! It all started last summer… I received my usual copy of the Children’s Writer newsletter, produced by the Institute of Children’s Literature (see my post about ICL here) The newsletter …

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One Story’s Path to Publication

Great news! Standard Publishing will be publishing one of my stories in their teen publication, ENCOUNTER—The Magazine! This is a special thrill because it is one of my favorites. This story grew out of a fun assignment for a writing course with the Institute of Children’s Literature. The instructions were to go to a public …

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The Institute of Children’s Literature

The Institute of Children’s Literature Long, long ago in the spring of 1996, I found an ad about the Institute of Children’s Literature in West Redding, Connecticut, offering their course on writing for children.  I was impressed that they required their students to take an aptitude test before accepting them, so I decided to take …

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