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Better People
Front window of Magic City Books in Tulsa, OK (Quote by Magic City Books co-founder Cindy Hulsey ) "Our brains like reading.  It lets us experience life.  ...I think it makes us better people." -- Cindy Hulsey I saw this photo/quote last week in Shelf Aware...
Better People
Better People
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Sometimes the Words Stop Coming At All
Peanuts ® Charles Schultz For the past month or so the words have just stopped coming altogether. I'm trying to find my way through music, but music is still something of a foreign language.  And despite new, cheap fountain pens, words have disappeared.  We...
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Stories I Tell; Stories I Don't Tell
"And I wasn't looking for heaven or hell Just someone to listen to stories I tell" --Toad the Wet Sprocket "Stories I Tell" As an author in search of a story I look for characters and a situation that grabs me.  I need  something different, something that m...
Stories I Tell; Stories I Don't Tell
Stories I Tell; Stories I Don't Tell
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Artwork by Debbie Ohi  There is a universality to this statement by Tim Federle .  Regardless of era, age, point in the Time/Space continuum, readers have the experience to know that their story will continue and can get better.  We just have to keep workin...
Franklin, Ink
Franklin, Ink
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Why I Became the Dungeon Master
The Dungeon Master's View A month or so ago my weekly board gaming group were talking about Dungeons & Dragons.  We'd all played D&D way back when and we each had great memories of campaigns and stories to tell of seemingly impossible dice rolls and the res...
Why I Became the Dungeon Master
Why I Became the Dungeon Master
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Book Review: This is What a Librarian Looks Like
This is What a Librarian Looks Like by Kyle Cassidy Kyle Cassidy's This is What Librarians Look Like began as an article on Slate.com where he featured male and female librarians of a variety of ethnic backgrounds, along with quotes from each that gave thei...
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"We're all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?"
Your Doctor Who Quote of the Day Author Maggie Stiefvater  is not only a great person but she's also an amazing speaker. Today she posted a rough transcript of the talk she gave to the National Council of Teachers of English earlier this year.  It's about w...
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"We're all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?"
Your Doctor Who Quote of the Day Author Maggie Stiefvater  is not only a great person but she's also an amazing speaker. Today she posted a rough transcript of the talk she gave to the National Council of Teachers of English earlier this year.  It's about w...
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Brickifying Book Covers
Lego Brickify'ed Book Cover from Travis Jonker's Blog ( Answer Here ) Today, over at his great Children's Book Blog 100ScopeNotes , writer and children's librarian Travis Jonker posted seven children's book covers that had been run through Brickify , a conv...
Brickifying Book Covers
Brickifying Book Covers
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