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NanoNight At Rocky Heights Middle School

A great group of future writers gathered at Rocky Heights Middle School in Littleton, Colorado for the 8th annual NanoNight. On NanoNight, the students get to stay after school, eat pizza and write until 8:00 PM. This year, NanoNight coincided with pajama day, so when I arrived I was greeted by more than forty 6th, 7th, and 8th graders looking extra comfy in their p.j.’s. This was my second visit Read more [...]
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The early stages of Book 2

I wrote The Protector Project by hand on the college-ruled notebook paper mentioned in my school supplies post. Every morning I sat down at the kitchen table, read the pages I'd written the morning before, and then wrote a few more pages. The whole book went like that, more or less. Book 2 doesn't have an official title yet, so for the purposes of this blog, I will call it Book 2. For Book 2, I started Read more [...]
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Back to School

I confess, I love to buy school supplies. It's not hoarding, per se. Many people would agree that owning up to a dozen packages of college-ruled notebook paper and about that many boxes of crayons is essential to happiness. I have markers and pencils, composition notebooks their spiral-bound cousins. Only a few extra erasers, packages of index cards, and folders. Someone might need these things. I Read more [...]