Pete Nelson (sort of) LIVE!

April 15, 2010 • No Comments

Today we have a video interview with Pete Nelson! Grab a cup of coffee and tune in as he talks about his new book, I Thought You Were Dead, and the scene that he had…

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April 14, 2010

What Rhymes With Wednesday?

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The Owl And The Pussy-Cat
By Edward Lear
I

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a…

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April 13, 2010

I Thought You Were Dead – Read the First Chapter!

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I Thought You Were Dead, by Pete Nelson, is on sale now. Independent booksellers across the country have been reading and recommending this new novel, and we are so excited that it is the #1…

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April 12, 2010

I Thought You Were Pete Nelson

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I’m pleased to announce the release of THIS book (on the left, here) written by THIS guy (on the right). THIS guy, of course, is PETE NELSON, author and singer-songwriter (no MySpace page…I already checked)…

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April 9, 2010

Why-I-Love-Poetry!

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I’m really excited that it’s National Poetry Month, I just want to make sure that everyone understands why:
1. Reworked Words. Not sure you have the words to write your own poetry? No big deal.…

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April 8, 2010

Spring Salute to Earthworms

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Earthworms:
1. There are about 2,700 varieties of earthworm
2. Worms are hermaphroditic: they have both sets of sexual organs and line up head-to-tail to mate.
3. The largest…

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April 7, 2010

What Rhymes With Wednesday?

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The Emperor of Ice Cream
by Wallace Stevens
Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.
Let the wenches dawdle in such dress
As they…

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April 7, 2010

Heidi Durrow on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

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Tune in to NPR’s “All Things Considered” later today to hear Heidi Durrow, author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky,  with her “You Must Read This” segment.
On a related note: Nella Larsen…

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April 2, 2010

Short Story Pick-of-the-Month

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I admit it: I love a great villain. A knowledgeable writer goes beyond the sometimes bombastic, destructive wake of a villain, provides opportunities for the character to change – or adamantly refuse to change –…

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April 1, 2010

National Poetry Month Kick-Off!

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April is National Poetry Month! Begun in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month was set up to promote the continued reading, writing, and appreciation of poetry. On their website, you can…

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