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Gayle Krause
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An award winning YA author, teacher and all around creative woman.
An award winning YA author, teacher and all around creative woman.

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New Releases from Spork
Today I'm reviewing two new picture books from Clearfork Publishing, Spork Imprint. Both are available from the Clearfork website, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. First up is Sarah's Song by Rosie Pova Music is the key to life. So says Sarah’s Grandmother, a
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Fantasy, Game, or Real Life?
You don’t need to be a gamer to enjoy OTHERWORLD . Jason
Segel and Kirsten Miller have created an alternate reality that very well could
be our future, in just a few short years. The story is told through the eyes of
18-year-old Simon Eaton as he strives va...
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How to Write the Perfect Book Blurb!
So
you’ve sold your book. Now you need to write a blurb. It will be an important
part of your marketing. Its function is to get a reader’s attention and
hopefully entice them into purchasing your book. A
few tips for creating a GOOD blurb. 1.    Make
first ...
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The Moment I Became a Writer....
The moment I decided to be a writer… I don’t believe there ever was just one moment! I’ve been creating stories since I was the oldest kid in the
neighborhood, entertaining the younger ones with dancing ‘Swan Lake’ skits,
even though I’d never seen the ball...
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Recipe for a Book By Gayle C. Krause You want to write a tasty book? You’ll need one scoop of tempting hook. 1 teaspoon of a set-up scene 2 characters – one good, one mean 1 heaping problem to be solved 1 block of tension, soon evolved 1 tablespoon of woe a...
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The Most Important Sentence!
Sentences—the
most essential element of a story— but which sentence is THE most important? The
query hook? The
first sentence of your story? Or the elevator pitch? Let’s
start with the Hook. Your hook takes your complex plotlines and
high-concept ideas and ...
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The Doorway to Narnia Revisited a Review of Nanette O'Neal's TRUST
A Doorway Back to Forever: Trust by Nanette O’Neal – Book Two of the Forever Trilogy I was given this
book by Loving the Book Tours in exchange for a fair and honest review. REVIEW  Magic and middle
grade make a perfect pair. In
O’Neal’s second book, Trust ...
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So April was a busy month for me. I awakened from my long,
winter’s nap! (No, not really!) I returned from 10 weeks on a tropical
island. My debut Middle Grade Novel, TWICE BETRAYED ,  was published...   And I visited two states in two weeks to attend SCBWI...
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Cover Reveal for Katie L. Carroll's PIRATE ISLAND
I'm pleased to welcome author Katie L. Carroll to The Storyteller's Scroll today. We are revealing her new MG Adventure, PIRATE ISLAND. A thrice-cursed island, a legendary pirate treasure, and one
not-so-brave boy. What could possible go wrong? For centurie...
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