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Newest parenting adventures posted!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! Yes, I’ve posted my latest parenting adventures for you, and in doing so I owe all of you Growth Chart fans an apology. I’ve let the blog slide a little bit, and I vow to do better. Thank you for your patience and support.

First, my very first episode as an actual podcaster! With a great deal of gratitude and humility toward r.r. campbell, creator of writing podcast collective The Writescast Network, I’m the new regular host of Biblio Breakdown, where I share thoughts, analysis, and writing exercises of famous novels. Today I get into Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Check out the episode now!

Now, on to this week’s Chart. Here’s an excerpt:

[I]t was easy to throw a party. No doubt Mom probably spent days planning the menu and the flow of the evening. But my parents didn’t hesitate. They didn’t wonder, “What if…” or have to contend with the government about whether it made sense to hold a celebratory event.

Read the whole piece now on Growth Chart!

Have a fantastic day and weekend, readers! Remember, stay safe, stay home, stay healthy!



Last installment of Thursday R.E.A.D.s now up!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! I’ve posted my last installment of this quarter’s Thursday R.E.A.D.s. We’ve been examining Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens this entire month, and I’ve shared my thoughts and reflections on the book as a r.eviewer, e.ditor, a.uthor, and, today, as a d.reamer. Find the full post now on The Write Edge Bookshelf!

Thanks for delving into this incredible world with me, everyone! Can’t wait to do it again next quarter. :>

Have a great day!


New R.E.A.D.s post up!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! Welcome to this quarter’s third installment of Thurdsay R.E.A.D.s. This time around I’m giving you my analysis of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. So far I’ve looked at the book with the gaze of a r.eviewer and an e.ditor. Today I share my thoughts on the book as an a.uthor. Give it a read and let me know what you think!

Have a lovely day, readers!