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2018 Moonbeam Children's Book Award Results

"Creating books that inspire our children to read, to learn, and to dream is an extremely important task, and these awards were conceived to reward those efforts."

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Prepping for NaNoWriMo

by Jillian Manning / October 2018

"Get the most interesting, exciting, or tense scenes down on paper when the inspiration hits. The best way to keep writing 2,000 words day after day is to write what moves you."

Indie Groundbreaking Bookseller

Giving Back to the Community

by Olivia Schmitz - October 2018

"In her five years working at Old Firehouse, event coordinator Renee Becher has spoken with folks from places as far away as Ireland, Austria, and New Zealand, to name a few. She enjoys seeing how a love of literature can bring people from far off places together"

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From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / October 2018

"Trying to discover a book through a speaker is an odd thought, in part because it takes away some of the control we have. As readers, itís natural to want to take a book down off the shelf and read the flap before we decide to invest much time in it."

Indie Groundbreaking Book

Indie Groundbreaking Book: Growing Influence

by Craig Manning / October 2018

"Itís the difference between having an enlightening conversation with a friend and watching a keynote speaker up on a stage. Both experiences have value, but the former is inherently more personal and typically more memorable."

Book Review

Fresh News Straight from Heaven

by Gregg Sapp

"Fog Mother raged with wild laughter as the blaze engulfed her, even louder as her skin began to sizzle, and continued until long after she should have been dead. The smoke of her burning flesh smelt sweet, like wood from a sassafras tree, but as people breathed it in, they were sickened."

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What Holds You Back from Writing?
What Holds You Back from Writing?

By Jillian Manning / September 2018

How to Break Free

Be Careful or You'll End Up in My Novel... Again
Be Careful or You'll End Up in My Novel... Again

by Nina L. Diamond / August 2018

A Conversation with Lisa Gitlin, the Author Who Made IPPY Awards History

2018 Moonbeam Children's Book Award Results
2018 Moonbeam Children's Book Award Results

Celebrating Youthful Curiosity, Discovery and Learning through Books and Reading.

Prepping for NaNoWriMo
Prepping for NaNoWriMo

by Jillian Manning / October 2018

How to Get the Most from National Novel Writing Month