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Ask an Editor: A Conversation with Cheryl Yeko Continued

Want to find out how a fiction editor and an award-winning writer thinks? I know I do. Last week Cheryl Yeko, an acquiring editor at Soul Mate Publishing,...

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Flying Mutant Zombie Rats–A Sure-to-Be Middle Grade Classic

When my sons were in elementary school, they thrived on HARRY POTTER, WALTER THE FARTING DOG and the adventures of CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS. Now I can’t help...

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In Celebration of Love—Thirteen Quotes

In honor of Valentine’s Day I’m posting thirteen of my favorite poignant, profound or humorous thoughts about love. https://barbarah.files.wordpress.com/...

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Is it Middle Grade or Young Adult? Thirteen Considerations to Clue a Reader In

Even though I’m a voracious reader and like to read everything from adult mysteries to picture book fantasies, I’m still learning the categories and...

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Open to Change

    Last summer I started shopping around SUCKER PUNCHING MAGIC, one of my favorite stories about a mild-mannered troll and a girl with a hot...

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Happy 2015!

    I hope 2014 was good for you and I look forward to sharing another 360 some days in cyberspace together. Happy New Year! But I don’t just...

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November Thanks-A Pages From The Heart Win

It’s my pleasure to announce that SUCKER PUNCHING MAGIC earned first place in the Paranormal/Futuristic/ Time Travel Category of the 2014 Pages from...

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In Celebration of School

School’s in full swing and I’m still trying to catch my breath and get used to the wonderful but busy routine. I love academic life—books, pencils,...

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SUCKER PUNCHING MAGIC finals in the 2014 Pages From The Heart Contest

In this world where teeth can always be a little whiter, weight can always be a little less and working woman can always try a little harder, it’s great...

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Celebrate Romance-Read-A-Romance-Kat de Falla’s The Seer’s Lover

I love the kind of stories that wrap around me as I read, the ones that seem so real to my imagination I anticipate glancing up from the page and being...

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