Posts made in February, 2015

A Valentine

Posted on Feb 14, 2015 | 0 comments

A Valentine

My father, whose tapping typewriter was the background soundtrack of my childhood, is the reason I write. He loved books, and he made books. It was never a question: I would too. I’m pretty sure it was his love that made me think that I could. I miss him most on Valentine’s Day. He made the best...

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The snowman and the children’s writer

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 | 2 comments

The snowman and the children’s writer

I saw a snowman this morning. There’s been a melt here and little snow is left except in places where it was gathered and packed, like the mountains left by plows, now puny mounds. And this solitary snowman

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Reading reviews

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 | 2 comments

Reading reviews

You’re not supposed to read the reviews of your book. Most authors I’ve heard speak about this say they never read their reviews.

To be honest, I don’t believe them.

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