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Love from USA Today and a Skype visit with readers

TweetUSA Today gave an early shout-out to WINTERGIRLS and the 10th anniversary edition of SPEAK in the Book Buzz column yesterday!!! (There was dancing in the Forest.) Once the excitement about that died down, it was time for the First Grand Experiment With an Online School Visit. Through the miracle that is Skype, I sat […]
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Done!

Tweet::dances around office:: Taxes are done! Taxes are done! Taxes are done! Now they go to the accountant and (::crosses fingers::) he’ll review everything and tell me my estimated quarterly payments were enough. I promise that this week I will answer the extremely good questions about the writing process sent in by a bunch of […]
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“I don’t want to leave!” the author whined.

TweetI can’t believe this is my last day here. The week flew by. On Thursday I talked to all kinds of kids; elementary, middle and high school. I was going to take a picture of the high school students, but then I got to talking with them and I forgot. Duh.
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Day of Melancholy and Good Cheer

TweetWednesday is a half-day at the American School in Warsaw. My morning was filled with 7th graders and my afternoon with rain and history.
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Mid-trip

TweetI am already at the half-way point of this trip. I hate how time speeds up when you’re having fun. Trust me, friends. I am having a blast. This is me frolicing in front of the Summer Palace. (Your mission, if you choose to accept it: use the word “frolic” in a sentance today.)
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More from over here

TweetI stayed up much too late watching the international coverage of the horror in Virginia. I can’t even begin to understand this. And I feel sort of weird feeling chipper and talking about something else, like my experience here. The shootings were the topic of every conversation last night. While I was working out in […]
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South Carolina weekend

TweetWhen the sun came up this morning I staggered out of bed. Time has flown since Thursday. What, it’s March? No way! I took the long way to South Carolina, impeded by the snowstorms that affected Philly and Laguardia. Got in four hours late, but I made it and that was all that counted. I […]
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zoom

TweetWell, that “week” went fast. I leave again in a couple hours for South Carolina. Let’s hit the rewind button, shall we? Yesterday… yesterday was a bit of a fog. I planted my rear end in front of the computer from breakfast until 9:30pm. I ate in front of the computer. Drank coffee and tea […]
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