Monthly Archives: March 2017

1 Sure Thing a Writer Can Know

*by Jean Foster Akin* I had always written for adults and never had any desire to write for middle readers. It never even occurred to me to write for middle readers until I took a course in college wherein I … Continue reading

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…to Power, to Enthusiasm…

I invite you not to cheap joys, to the flutter of gratified vanity, to a sleek and rosy comfort; no, but to bareness, to power, to enthusiasm, to the mountain of vision, to true and natural supremacy, to the society … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid to Write That Story?

*by Jean Foster Akin* “We all love a good story. We all love a tantalizing mystery. We all love the underdog pressing onward against seemingly insurmountable odds. We all, in one form or another, are trying to make sense of … Continue reading

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