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Middle Grade Fiction Tour

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION TOUR The middle grade fiction tour with with Saltwater Taffy and the two week adventure is long, but I am proud to say the entire journey has been more than worth it.  I now understand why teachers do what they … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION Our middle grade fiction tour carries on.  Walking the streets of New Orleans with Saltwater Taffy under my arm brought back an afternoon of memories from my days on the USA NETWORK show, THE BIG EASY. On … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: DENVER

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: DENVER The middle grade fiction tour of Saltwater Taffy arrived in Denver today.  This tour stop for Saltwater Taffy is super special because my wife Julie flew in for a weekend visit.  We picked up the rent-a-car … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: Phoenix BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: Phoenix BOYS & GIRLS CLUB The latest stop on our middle grade fiction stop with Saltwater Taffy finds us at the Boys & Girls Club of Phoenix. After canvasing the city with Saltwater Taffy for tweens and parents … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: It Bled and it Led…Bhaaaaa

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION At the start of our middle grade fiction tour, something happened that is a testament of our society.  In a moment of ‘sureality,’ which is my new word for a surreal reality, I flew home to Las … Continue reading

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Middle Grade Fiction

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION One way to fix the middle grade fiction literacy problem and drop-our rate of our children in America is for authors to visit middle grade schools with loads of enthusiasm. Yesterday marked the start of my adventure and doing … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: Dreams & Doubts

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: Dreams & Doubts The term Middle Grade Fiction is not only a genre for children’s books, but an idea of how a thought can be a work of fiction sometimes. When I first thought about this post … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: BE-CAUSE

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: BE-CAUSE Authors of middle grade fiction titles must wake up to the idea that times have changed.  As the children’s book market continues to shrink, it is important to have a cause behind your Children’s Book.  Without … Continue reading

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