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A Must-Read Children's Book: Onyx Says: What If I Try?

I recently discovered an incredible and important new book series by writer Lisa Sterne, called Onyx Says. The series is designed to help children develop coping skills while creating themselves. The first book, What If I Try, gave me goosebumps when I first read it, and I teared up to think of the powerful way that Onyx helps kids help themselves. It's an excellent and fun read, both inspiring and full of joy. Highly recommended! 

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Read This: The Book That Will Inspire, Challenge, and Bring Joy

You need this book in your life; I could NOT put it down. Tell Her She Can't...Inspiring Stories of Unstoppable Women, by Women's Travel Fest and Damesly founder Kelly Lewis, is an incredibly meaningful read. 

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Constellations: Patricia Leavy's Second Must-Read Book This Year

This is a popular refrain about author Patricia Leavy: She's done it again!

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Minnesota Children’s Book Festival Brings Children's Literature to Life

Eight of the State’s Most Acclaimed Authors & Illustrators Participate in Anderson Center’s Hybrid Minnesota Children’s Book Festival. Online presentations Sept. 9-12 and distanced activities on-site Sept. 19

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Read This: Why Shooting Stars is One of the Most Important Books You’ll Ever Read

One of our favorite writers, Patricia Leavy, is back with a novel that is one of the most important books you’ll ever read. Shooting Stars is one of those books that, once you start, you cannot put down (yes, 4am bedtime, but happy!). 

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Write This: Author Patricia Leavy on Setting, Inspiration, and Teaching in her New Novel, Film

One of my favorite authors, Patricia Leavy, has done it again. With her new novel, Film, she covers a lot of ground: following your dreams, the magic of serendipity, the importance of friends, and the importance of pop culture in life, as well as in teaching (!!).
 
I loved this book for so many reasons; let me just say: READ IT.
 
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Write This: Author Mindee Arnett on Writing, Road Maps, and Character Development

Picture this: Grand Rapids Comic Con, where we are always impressed by the cosplays, intrigued by the artists, and absolutely stunned by the authors. So there’s a high bar there, and we’ve interviewed several authors we’ve seen talk, in our Write This series.

When we listened to author Mindee Arnett speak about writing, we were dazzled.

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Helpful Website for Essay Writing and Improving Your Writing Skills

The problem with writing assignments has always existed among students. It doesn’t matter how good the student is and how hard he/she studies, any writing assignment can become a real problem. They require much time and attention, and if you study something technical, you might even not like writing.

Helpful Website for Essay Writing and Improving Your Writing Skills

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College Essay Writing Prompts: How to Get Maximum Results in Just a Few Minutes

What does a writing assignment mean to you? For many students, it’s one of the most tiring and boring tasks of college life. To get an essay for homework means spending several hours trying to formulate the proper words. It means staying at home instead of going out. Students find it difficult to express their thoughts in written form. Moreover, your 2-day long work can result in B, C, D, or even F grade. Nobody wants to waste time. While it’s impossible to graduate without writing essays during your degree program, students tend to find different ways to make their lives easier.

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Write This: Author Stacey Filak on Worldbuilding

There she sat, at a VERY popular Free Comic Book Day at Fanfare Comics, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Though her table was swamped, we still edged in to ask about her book, which has a gorgeous cover and an intriguing title. Enter author Stacey Filak (and her book) into our lives, and hearts. 

Write This: Author Stacey Filak on Worldbuilding

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