Monthly Archives: January 2013

Writing Wednesday: The Proper Use of “She” and “Her” and “I” and “Me”

A few weeks ago, a friend asked me to post about the correct usage of the pronouns she and her. When I mentioned this topic to another friend, he said, “Oh yeah, good topic. Do one on I and me, too.” I responded, “Actually, that’s … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone

Today I start my first of the Edgar-nominated YA and juvenile mystery books for 2013. If you haven’t seen the list of nominees, you’ll find them here. I’m starting off with Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone because, quite frankly, … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin includes everything I love about middle grade mystery books: quirky characters, clues the reader can solve, and just enough suspense to keep you going without giving you nightmares. Title: The Westing Game Author: Ellen … Continue reading

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2013 Edgar Nominees: My reading list for the next few months

This past week the Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2013 Edgar Awards. The winners will be announced at the Gala Banquet on May 2. My goal is to read all of the nominees for the juvenile … Continue reading

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My Article in Highlights: A Childhood Dream Come True

If you’ve liked my Facebook page, you’ve already heard the news. My author’s copies of Highlights arrived in the mail! This is definitely one of those childhood dreams come true. My parents ordered Highlights for my brothers and me when we … Continue reading

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