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R. H. Roberts
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I am thrilled to announce that I am now blogging for Middle Grade Minded. This is a blogging community dedicated to promoting writing craft for authors of middle grade fiction (fiction targeting the 8-12 year old age group). Think Harry Potter, Percy…

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I am thrilled to be blogging for Middle Grade Minded, a website dedicated to promoting the craft of writing and encouraging writers of middle grade fiction. My first post with them is live today!

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I have two cats in my household with vastly different personalities. Oreo McFlurry lives up to his name. He’s sweet and everybody loves him. Unfortunately, Medusa lives up to her name, too. She’s a total spaz and I’m pretty sure she’d turn me into stone…

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Do you love monsters too much? You’re not alone. Humanity’s fascination with creepy crawlies that murder and maim extends back to Biblical times – the Behemoth and Leviathan. Remember Grendel from Beowulf? He showed up about a thousand years before the…

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Here’s a wonderful resource if you’re looking for simple, practical ways to bring joy to others and to experience some yourself this Christmas season. My family watched this video last night. Afterward, my teens peppered me with questions about what…

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So here’s a quick update on my writerly life. Summer with seven kids at home massively derailed my schedule. No surprises there, although somehow it surprises me every year. Now I’m back scribbling away while they’re filling their heads with knowledge at…

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[spacer height=”20px”]One of my favorite aspects of writing is imagining incredible experiences, like watching a glittering swarm of bioluminescent krill or glowing jellyfish pulsing through the sea. These amazing creatures featured in The Spark Mage: A…

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The Zedonk Incident Ok, I don’t really think there’s a zedonk conspiracy to take over the world. Northern Arkansas, maybe, because that’s where I last saw them, but get real. A conspiracy? See, this is what happened. A couple years back, I visited…

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Much Thanks! Much thanks to the wonderful people over at Sub-Saharan Magazine: The Nigerian Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction for publishing my short story, Soul of a Cheetah. The story is live on their website today! A Labor of Love This story was…

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Last weekend my husband and I watched The 5th Wave for date night. It was a thrill, to be sure. Aliens who look like humans, plagues, tsunamis…what more could anyone want? But the real thrill, for me anyway, came just before the film, with the telling…
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