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I’m writing a Minecraft novel! Wait, I’m writing a Minecraft novel?

» by July 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm » Comments (0)

They say write what you know. I know Minecraft and I know writing for kids. Combining the two seemed like a natural fit and the beginnings of a really fun project. The ...more »

This is why I write for kids

» by June 18, 2014 at 9:10 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_1873" align="aligncenter" width="356"] Does Hugh Howey get fan mail with googly eyes? No, he does not.[/caption] I know authors for adults get letters from their readers, but I doubt Margaret ...more »

Having a blast creating comics with kids at Toronto Public Library

» by May 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_1846" align="aligncenter" width="525"] My mug at the Toronto Public Library. Thankfully, there's been no reports of patrons running away in fear. Yet.[/caption] I'm mid-way through running a four week writing ...more »

How my talk on comics got hijacked (and then saved) by that blocky game

» by April 29, 2014 at 7:13 am » Comments (0)

So, here's the scene: It's a busy Saturday at the Toronto Public Library's Book Bash children's festival. There's kids running around everywhere in the TPL's Northern Branch. There's stacks of books ...more »

Minecraft Students are evolving. They’ll pwn teachers (and servers). And that’s awesome.

» by February 18, 2014 at 7:36 pm » Comments (2)

"You'll never know more than your students. And that's okay." I find myself saying that a lot to teachers looking to bring Minecraft into their classrooms. Any adult who's been within ...more »

Why I’m changing the way I talk about writing to students

» by February 16, 2014 at 6:55 pm » Comments (0)

When I visit schools or run writing workshops for kids (which I'm doing this spring at the Toronto Public Library), I'm often asked how to get started as a writer. It ...more »

Feeding Change Dings Ten. What the – !?

» by December 14, 2013 at 7:48 pm » Comments (0)

Yikes! I just realized that four days ago, this blogged turned 10 years old. Ten. Wow. It all started with this post in 2003 where I railed against Flat Stanely cozying ...more »
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