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Writing Tips from Kinder Part 1: Excuses

January 20, 2013 Heather 2

Twenty-five percent of my Kindergarten class speaks English as a first language. The other twelve students speak another language at home and came in at varying degrees of speaking, from rough converstional to absolutely nothing. In the last six months, part of my job has been to teach them to Read More

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Rock Finds Some Socks

December 5, 2012 Heather 1

For sizing and privacy reasons, the pages are cropped. Story below: Hacia una vez (Once upon a time) on a sunny island, a young but tall boy named Rock found some small, funny socks. The socks were pink and purple with black polka dots and green stars. “Whose socks are Read More

October 22, 2012 Heather 0

“The weight of her statement sets the silence. We’ve been prepared to fight the ones who deemed us mutant, the ones who gathered us up and hunted us down, the ones who locked us away in a prison as slaves with a death sentence. Are we prepared to fight the Read More

September 17, 2012 Heather 0

“When fire comes into play, everything breaks apart. A single spark can grow from a flicker to a blaze and as it expands everything it touches breaks apart from a whole into fragments and then, eventually, into only ashes.” – Ashes, Book 2 in The Maisara Trilogy

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My Thoughts on Writing

May 10, 2012 Heather 0

In my entire life, my writing process was based on inspiration. I wrote when I was in that mindset, when I felt the book. I took that knowledge of my process and chalked it up to artistry. But, with the exception of To Dangle Upside Down, I would eventually get Read More

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