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SCBWI BookStop 2019 is now open
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SCBWI BookStop 2019 is now open

Trying to figure out what to get for the children on your holiday gits list? It’s important to encourage early reading, and there aren’t too many better ways to help spur the imagination than to give a great book! Visit the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) 2019 BookStop to see more about...

Book Launch Report
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Book Launch Report

Many thanks to Barnes and Noble, Lafayette for hosting the Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones book launch! There are only a few signed copies left on the shelf at Barnes and Noble, be sure to stop in and get yours! JP Coman’s friends and family joined in the celebration.    

Writing Prompt from CDP: A magnetic personality is supposedly a good thing. But what do you do when you can't turn it off?
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Magnetic Personality

A magnetic personality is a desirable trait, especially for running a business. But what might happen if, after striving to achieve that wonderful balance of being interesting as well as genuinely interested in others, if you couldn’t get any personal time for yourself? Here’s a simple writing prompt I created after reading some entrepreneurial techniques....

Hooray for Dr. Seuss!
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Hooray for Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! And with that, let’s encourage kids to read. Tomorrow, March 2nd, is Read Across America Day, when schools, libraries, bookstores and local organizations nationwide encourage reading with challenges, parties, book readings and more. Be sure to visit their site for book recommendations and suggested activities you can do with your children....

Be Anything!
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Be Anything!

When your’re young and people tell you that you can grow up to be anything, they’re generally thinking inside a box of standard vocations. But if you could literally be anything you wanted?

Marking Time
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Marking Time

I got a little behind last week due to illness, and all my illustrators had life intrusions that derailed Inktober. But, I’m going to continue creating writing prompts. I’ll post new prompts on Sunday’s and Wednesday’s, and would love to hear what everyone writes with them! Today’s prompt is: The old grandfather clock never kept...

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