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Scholastic Press Celebrates Trans Voices with GEORGE

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I read Alex Gino’s middle grade book GEORGE and was overcome with both sadness for the past and hope for the future. I still have the dog-eared copy of “Marvin K Redpost; is He a Girl?” that Ashlie stole from the … Continue reading

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Becoming – Man Alive and The Other Wes Moore

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Within a week, I read two narrative non-fiction books that were deeply connected in theme and evoked a powerful emotional response. Both Man Alive and The Other Wes Moore examine the journey to manhood; what it means and how it … Continue reading

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ALICE’S GoodReads Giveaway and Kindle Countdown Sale

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This Sunday, GoodReads will be selecting two winners from the 200+ readers who have entered their Giveaway drawing for a free paperback copy of THE COMPLICATED GEOGRAPHY. There’s still time to get on the list, but if you don’t win, … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Publisher

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(Part 1 – How I Ended up Publishing Independently) I didn’t intend to get all indie with this book, or maybe I did in the beginning, but when editors start nosing around one feels hopeful and when agents get involved … Continue reading

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In Book-ish News

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I’m breaking up with my agent. Or maybe she’s breaking up with me. Either way, we’ve apparently come to the end of this eternally awkward and non-communicative road. Some of you know that I have been underwhelmed by her activities on … Continue reading

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