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Fixing writer’s block

By Claire W. Staley As a writer, I am familiar with this common ailment: Writer’s…

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When it’s time to break the writing “rules”

By Claire W. Staley There are specific rules that are almost always followed in fiction,…

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Slytherins Unite! The good and the bad of the “dark side” of Harry Potter

By Claire W. Staley Hello all you Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins, and welcome to…

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Traveling Episodes: Caye Caulker, Belize

By Claire W. Staley I adore island countries. They remind me of something that many…

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Why I believe in magic and fairytales at age 21

By Claire W. Staley When one turns 21, as I did recently, one is expected…

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Round 2 of modern fiction for the modern classroom

By Claire W. Staley Earlier posts have discussed why incorporating modern fiction into the modern…

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The case for modern teen & YA fiction in school classrooms

by Claire W. Staley Some people tell me that they wish they read as much…

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