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Quote of the Day – The Best at It

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I look around the room. Boys, boys, boys everywhere. Boys with perfect smiles. Boys with hair gelled up into flawless little spikes. Boys waving headshots in each other’s faces. None of them looks anywhere near as nervous as I feel.

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy
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Quote of the Day – Feathers

Quote of the Day

Ms. Johnson said the only way you can deposit a word in your bank is by committing it to memory. I hadn’t deposited surreal. I guess I must have spent it somewhere.

Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
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Quote of the Day – Beyond the Laughing Sky

Quote of the Day

He was, however, extraordinary, and that tended to scare townsfolk, who were hooked on the Ordinary with a capital O, and preferred their day-to-day served without any Extra.

Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas
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Quote of the Day – The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Quote of the Day

Nick was not in the habit of thinking twice. It felt too good to say what was on his mind, even when it got him in trouble.

The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman
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Quote of the Day – Liar & Spy

Quote of the Day

Once, Mom came home from work and discovered that he had turned all the books around so that the bindings were against the wall and the pages faced out. He said it was calming not to have all those words floating around and “creating static.” Mom made him turn them back. She said it was too hard to find a book when she couldn’t read the titles.

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
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Quote of the Day – Keeper

Quote of the Day

Her fingers traced the knobby outlines of her kneecaps. She had studied her knees a million times. Mermaids did not have knees. Keeper did. Her knees were right there.

Keeper by Kathi Appelt
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Guest Blog – Essential Reminders for Starting a Writing Career

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Everyone has a story to tell. Maybe your mind has been craving to tell that story since you were a kid. Or perhaps, you’ve been writing on the sly for years, and feel ready to claim this as something you’re meant to do. Turning your passion for writing into a real career may seem like a pipedream. But, while the road may not be smooth, it is attainable.

So, where do you start?

Excerpt from my guest blog post Essential Reminders for Starting a Writing Career Featured at the Just Girl Project
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Quote of the Day – Beyond the Laughing Sky

Quote of the Day

Nashville’s mother had a voice like footsteps in new winter snow. Some say the birds in Goosepimple sang differently after they heard her. Some say they were never the same.

Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas

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Quote of the Day – Inside the Tree

Quote of the Day

Nightmares and secrets. Ewan wished he know what had happened to these girls before he found them.

Byways Book 5: Inside the Tree by C. J. Milbrandt