Didn’t the people who made those license plates care about little girls named Ramona?
Question of the Day: How do you keep yourself motivated?
That feeling when a book cover really grabs you, but it’s in the middle of a series…
Question of the Day: What book covers have grabbed your attention recently?
We’re a week into Camp NaNoWriMo, and if you’re like me, you’re already tired. The month-long deadline and a crazy-high goal does enforce the need for daily commitment to our project, but it also has a tendency to wear us out fast. Here are some handy tips for staying motivated during the next three weeks.
Historical fiction was one of my favorite things about being homeschooled. It technically counted as a part of our history homework. I could curl up and read about a girl who had to sell pig bristles to make money, or sisters who supported the troops by sewing coats for cute boys. In a way, history was exciting and unimaginable as any fantasy world.
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite historical fiction?
I was surrounded by words and stories and dust-speckled light. That’s a pretty perfect way to be.
—A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
When Tristan’s family moves from New York to the middle-of-nowhere town of Petersville, it seems as though everything’s changing for the worse. Their new house is haunted, there are no restaurants, and there’s nothing to do until school starts. But when Tristan stumbles across rumors of the town’s famous life-changing doughnuts, he believes he’s found a way to make a change for the better. All he has to do is earn the recipe.
But this problem, the doughnut problem, wasn’t made-up, and if I messed up this time, I’d be messing up something real.