The Best Book I (Almost) Never Wrote by Jackie Minniti

The Best Book I (Almost) Never Wrote by Jackie Minniti

A Guest Post by Jackie Minniti I’m a firm believer that nothing important happens by chance. This belief has been validated  many times as I’ve traveled through the six decades of my life, but never more than a serendipitous experience that shed a new light on an old story. My dad was a WWII veteran [...]

How NOT to Write Middle Grade Fiction by Jackie Minniti

How NOT to Write Middle Grade Fiction by Jackie Minniti

A GUEST POST BY JACKIE MINNITI One thing I learned from my years of teaching reading in middle school was that middle graders have very definite opinions about books. We had some very lively discussions about what they liked (and hated) in the books they read. This came in handy when I decided to write [...]