Category Archives: Librarians + Teachers

New Ross school

Just did a reading and talk with the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grades at the New Ross School. Some of them actually gave up their free period/floor hockey game to come and listen to me jabber. I had to … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble appearance in November

Hello all, I will be appearing at Barnes & Noble (1177 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY) on Sunday November 16 at 2pm during the Cahill Elementary School Book Fair. I’ll be reading an excerpt from the new manuscript, “Feltus Ovalton and … Continue reading

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GETTING STARTED

I lead a lot of writing workshops for kids and sometimes the will is there, all raring to go, but the well is dry, so to speak. My writing teacher- the amazing novelist and memoirist Abigail Thomas- used to give … Continue reading

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SASE=FREE BUTTON

SEND ME A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE AND I’LL SEND YOU A FANTASTIC FELTUS OVALTON/’BOOKS ARE COOL’ BUTTON. 2 1/2 INCHES OF COOL. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. 202 TINKER STREET, WOODSTOCK, NY 12498.

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DON’T FORGET…THE POODLERAT CONTEST!!!!

IT ENDS ON SEPTEMBER 30TH 2008 SO SEND YOUR ENTRIES IN NOW. ALL ENTRIES WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL PRIZE. SO GET TO DRAWING AND SEND THOSE FABULOUS PORTRAITS TO: POODLERAT CONTEST 202 TINKER STREET WOODSTOCK, NY 12498 -JO //////////////////////////////////////////////

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DRAW A POODLERAT CONTEST

Because it’s the beginning of August (the leisure month), and Because I’ve just, finally, after more sleepless nights than I care to think about, finished the manuscript for my new book, Feltus Ovalton and The Lost Warrior, and Because I … Continue reading

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WILD WORD WORKSHOP KIDS

HERE ARE SOME OF THE GREAT KIDS- ALL WONDERFULLY ENTHUSIASTIC, ARTISTIC AND TALENTED WRITERS- WHO ATTENDED MY MEGA-SUMMER WRITING WORKSHOP AT THE WOODSTOCK LIBRARY. WE WROTE, WE TALKED, I PONTIFICATED AND I DIGRESSED, AND WE DRESSED UP FOR THE FINAL … Continue reading

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POODLERAT NAMING CONTEST WINNER!!!!!!!

Ladies and Germs, We have a winner for the PoodleRat naming contest. Thanks to all who entered. The names were all fabulous but after much deliberation and with the help of Winston the toad I have decided that the name … Continue reading

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DREAMING

This sort of follows the theme of my last blog. I’ve been thinking a lot of the power of the subconscious mind and in particular dreams and that short interval between waking and sleeping which is often a time when … Continue reading

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Direct Link to No To Age Banding Petition

http://www.notoagebanding.org/

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