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New photo

Today I updated my profile photo –you can see my new post-chemo hairstyle. Or not. I thought I’d changed it but then it was still the old picture. Well, if it works, you’ll be able to recognize me if we … Continue reading

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2014 WIFYR – never too soon to start planning

We held our first preliminary planning meeting last Saturday for the 2014 Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers conference. It will be awesome! Our full committee meets in Mid-November and then we’ll start announcing details. I can tell you now … Continue reading

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Cinda Chima

My friend Cinda Chima is in Utah today and tomorrow on a book tour for her latest in the Heir Series. She’ll be at the King’s English Bookstore tonight at 7 p.m. and tomorrow night at Provo Library at 7 … Continue reading

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Rhubarb – reposted

In case you missed my first post on Throwing Up Words, I’ve reposted it below and here is the link to my post from yesterday http://throwingupwords.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/a-day-of-accountability-and-miss-debbie/ Rhubarb Have you noticed how a single word can act as a trigger for … Continue reading

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Blog Update

I haven’t posted for more than a year, but I am blogging now with Carol and Ann Dee and Kyra at http://throwingupwords.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/success-ilima-todd-two-book-deal/ I thought I should update my photo here as well as the look of my blog. If anyone … Continue reading

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A fun UTube video of Writing & Illustrating for Young Readers

I know and/or am friends with all of these people.  If you’re interested in writing children’s books, watch the video, to see how they gained their success.

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WIFYR – First Line Contest – Now Open!

As you may remember, I’m involved in the Writing & Ilustrating For Young Readers conference this year. They have a neat First Line contest going and I thought some of you might be interested. First prize is a 5 page … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for Today

Okay, I posted that quote and for some reason now I feel like blogging again. 🙂 Jane and her husband are buying a house in Northwest Ohio today. Well, signing the papers to start the process. The house is in the country–doesn’t that sound nice? … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

So, I haven’t written a blog in ages. But I needed to save this quote somewhere… What a writer must enjoy, or at least be able to tolerate, is the utterly solitary nature of the work. When all is said … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

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