Three weeks ago I had an awesome school visit with the fourth grade at St. Jerome School in Columbus, Wisconsin and am still totally impressed by how savvy these kids are. As a writer for this middle-grade crowd, I was most definitely reminded that they want smart plots with engaging characters on subjects that they love. Oh yeah, just like adults!
They re-energized my writing. For me, spending time with this age group is like being in a battery charger. I know a lot of people... Continue Reading