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Heidi Thornock
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I'm a wife and a mother also working hard at teaching, writing YA novels, and sometimes finding time to make crafts.
I'm a wife and a mother also working hard at teaching, writing YA novels, and sometimes finding time to make crafts.

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Another Boring Day
“Officer
Johnson, we have a report of some disturbances at the junior high. Could you
please check it out?”                 Rolling his eyes, Brady Johnson leaned over and
picked up his radio. “This is Officer Johnson. Officer Lewis and I are on our
way. Wh...
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A Life of Meaning
Rob let the screen door bang behind him. He flopped onto the couch, his leg across the arm, and blew his hair out of his face. A woman with silvery hair shuffled into the room. “What’s wrong?” “Sorry to bother you, Grandma. Mom and I had an argument again, ...
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Superfriends
This story intentionally follows comic book canon only loosely.                  The
doorbell chimed throughout the mansion. A tall, white-haired butler clicked
across the tiled floor to the doorway. As he opened the door, a dark-haired man
stood in the pou...
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The Power of Specificity
Let's face it: writing is an exceptionally time-consuming process, and we are in a world of little available time. There are countless methods of revision we can employ in our writing - and we should use a variety of techniques. But there is one technique I...
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The Importance of Community
I was recently introduced to an article in the May 2015 issue of The Atlantic entitled "How to Graduate from Starbucks." This article was very interesting as it described the partnership between Starbucks and Arizona State University for Starbucks' employee...
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Top Read Books of 2014
I read a lot of books this year, and I'm going to give you a sampling of my favorite ones. Many of these are full series.  (A lengthier post, so feel free to skip around a bit as needed.) Alcatraz Series: Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (Book 1) by Brandon...
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The Perfect Gift
One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to find the perfect gift for a loved one. For me, it's one way I can show the other person how much they mean to me. But what if your loved one is a writer? Writers are a completely different type of pers...
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