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Jessica Faye Hinton
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(new post) My review of Roxanna Elden's great new children's book, "Rudy's New Human," and a Q&A with her on writing, children's book publishing, and more! Enjoy!
I first “met” Roxanna Elden when she emailed me asking if I could review her newest children’s book called “Rudy’s New Human.” Usually to these kinds of requests, I offer a generic response along the lines of “Thanks for considering me, but I don’t write reviews on my blog.” I have in the past, maybe …
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(new post) happy new year. It's about resolutions and new things, starts and re-starts, and how this whole business of change should (and can) happen all year round. http://www.jessicafhinton.com/2016/01/happy-new-year-2/
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(new post) How To Get Unstuck When Writing. The title says it all. In this post, I'm sharing my best five tips for getting unstuck when faced with writer's block. What do you do when you feel stuck? Share your tips in the comment. via http://www.jessicafhinton.com/2015/09/get-unstuck-writing/ #writing, #writers  
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(new post) Steak and Potatoes| Writing Does That For Me. In this post, I kind of talk about my writing process, why I write, and use a very odd metaphor likening my end goals for writing to eating a meal of steak and potatoes. Favorite lines: "It’s worthwhile to be critical of yourself, to practice being a spectator of your thoughts and ideas and decide that rather than being “right” in your head, you just want to be close to “the truth,” or what really resonates in your heart." - read: http://www.jessicafhinton.com/2015/08/steak-potatoes-writing/
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My favorite: "That sounds like so much fun! Wish I could just sit around and write all day." #writing   #writers  
Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, is a Twitter trendsetter: Earlier this month, her tweets about sexism in the publishing industry caused a much...
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I love this post for so many reasons, but mostly because I think it's so well written and honest that it almost makes me cry. To young writers, middle writers, and old ones- these are words of wisdom for what's been, what is, and what can come for us all. #writing, #writers
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This is my latest on +Washington Post. It's about how I learned to talk to my daughters about race and racism as a result of an experience in a mostly white ballet class. It's also about how often times the biggest lessons we teach our children are the hardest ones we've yet to learn for ourselves. I hope you read and enjoy my essay.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2016/01/25/talking-about-race-in-ballet-class/
Even if young children say nothing at all about their experiences with race, they don’t stop feeling. Without the words or help from an adult, they’ll act out or internalize what they feel.
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Great read. 12 Debut authors and what they did right their journeys to publication. #writing, #writers   #publishing  
Hey! My buddy Chuck is stepping in to guest blog! Check it out... Chuck Sambuchino (@chucksambuchino) of Writer's Digest Books edits the GUIDE TO LITERARY AGENTS and the CHILDREN'S WRITER'S & I...
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Worthwhile read on cheating and why it's okay in the publishing world...most (i.e. 100%) of the time. #writing

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/122815/cheat-its-only-way-get-published
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How do you avoid the procrastination bug when it comes to #writing? This writer shares her tips. 
It took a broken hip and no access to coffee or a morning newspaper.
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"You can’t confuse what you do in the service of ambition with what you do for love. I love my kid and she literally vomits all over me constantly and I don’t care. I love writing, too, and I’m sorry to admit that I was using it to selfish ends." - Fantastic essay from a writer who rediscovered her love for writing after failing after two books. Lots of lessons, advice, and good truth in here. - read: http://www.salon.com/2012/06/27/my_book_was_a_bad_idea/
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(new post) Great love, great grief. From the post: "Where there is great love there is great grief. Yes. I believe in this. But as I was writing this, this morning I thought about all the ways that this isn’t always true. Sometimes within great grief there is great regret. Great regret of love unrealized. It’s a gift to know that you love someone when they’re alive. It’s a gift  to know this and live from that place. It’s a gift to love. And, perhaps, thinking more about it, it’s a gift to grieve even if you don’t really know if it’s love or regret that defines why you are crying." - read: http://www.jessicafhinton.com/2015/08/great-love-great-grief/
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Freelance Writer, Blogger, Photographer
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Photography, Writing, Blogging
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  • Vista Imaging Group
    Staff Writer, 2013 - present
  • Baby Gizmo
    Senior Editor, 2011 - present
  • Jessica F. Hinton
    Writer, Blogger, 2012 - present
  • Mommyhood NEXT RIGHT
    Writer, Blogger, 2010
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Freelance writer, blogger. Hobbyist photographer. Mother. Lover of all things done in the name of love, faith, courage, and happiness.
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Hi. I am Jessica. I am a freelance writer based in the DC-metropolitan area. I have two kids, a husband, and a blog named after me. The blog is www.jessicafhinton.com. Thanks for stopping by!
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