My middle-grade fiction reading list

To better my own writing and to get a real lesson in crafting a middle grade novel, a friend of mine sent me a reading list: Holes by Louis Sachar Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead Anything by Roald Dahl (I’ve read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and JamesContinue reading “My middle-grade fiction reading list”

Packaging Your Imagination

Like many journalists, I dream of writing fiction. I have notebooks filled with ideas, dialogue and even entire stories waiting to be turned into something for public consumption. I have an almost finished police drama that I have been “editing” for a decade and a completed children’s book that came to me after an incidentContinue reading “Packaging Your Imagination”