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Good read aloud books for a 5 year old round-up
Why did Middlemarch have to end?
finishing a long novel is really sad
Falling in Love with Middlemarch
What can be learned about writing from two translations of Pinocchio?
Writing residencies for parents
If you’re a writer and mother (or father), should you abandon your young children and escape for a few weeks to a residency?
Should you read your child abridged versions of really good books?
A story about a spider
by Stella, 4-3/4 years old
New story in Confrontation
Comparing drafts of Little House on the Prairie
Why Pippi breaks my heart
but read it to your kids right now anyway
Searching for aliens and/or God
and a new story up on Necessary Fiction
Winter squash & big brothers
Little House on the Prairie
read it right now to your 4 year old
Soundtrack for writing stories
and a new story in the Kenyon Review
Rereading childhood favorites
Are Choose Your Own Adventure Books meant for adults? (answer = no)
The joys of writing short stuff
and a few new stories online
Imagine life without reading
It would be very boring
A two sentence epic
If farms were cults….
Good food writing