Freaky Friday

An Assortment of Topics

 

A writing challenge– There’s a Nudist Camp in CA that’s been accused of stealing water.

I don’t know about you, but I can see (no pun intended), all kinds of ways one could write a story with this idea in mind.

So why not?

Write a 500 word opening of a mid grade or YA novel. We’d love to see what you come up with.

 

Just finished Fiona Wood‘s YA called Six Impossible Things. LOVED it. I actually laughed out loud several times. That’s hard to do with me. What’s the best YA or MG you’ve read this summer–not including the one you’re working on? And that should becoming the best. FYI–I participated with Fiona and Marie Marquardt (Dream Things True–haven’t read it yet. Hope to soon.) yesterday on a panel for SLJ. We spoke about romance in YA. Those women are smart.

 

Ooops, be careful PW Daily. Can’t be good to spell Newbery wrong!
“Newberry Medalist Katherine Applegate’s new novel ‘Crenshaw’ features a fifth grader whoseĀ  . . . .”

 

School starts soon. I’ve got till the 31 to do whatever I want (as long as I do it here at home). I’m going to organize and write and clean and hang out with my girls. What would you do? Really. I want some ideas.

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Go to the Utah County Fair in Spanish Fork. Free entry and free parking. My daughter-in-law won several Blue ribbons in the pie, bread, rolls, etc. division. It goes through the 15th though so that is tomorrow. My grandson “caught” a fish and the whole family had fun!

  2. benschwensch

    Glad Debbie’s having a GREAT time — that sounded fun!

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