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Started by Ellie, September 21, 2023, 09:04 PM

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Ellie

...back after a long hiatus. I've published stories and poems in a few kids' magazines, but my two best markets (Pockets and Devozine) are now out of business. I've also written a YA novel and worked on several more, but I got discouraged and bogged down and have never so much as looked for an agent. In the meantime, my kids have grown up and I have made forays back into the workforce. My job at a middle school was recently eliminated, and in addition to looking for work I've started writing a bit again. Since I'm getting back into the mood to actually submit things, I decided to seek out this website, which I haven't visited in years. Nice to see that it's still going! BTW, when I joined years ago I was living in suburban New York, but now I'm way over on the other side of the country, just outside Seattle.

JodyJS

Starred Review, School Library Journal
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2024
Oklahoma's Donna Norvell Masterlist 2025

AnnH

Welcome back, and best wishes on getting back into the writing groove!  :stars3

dewsanddamps

Learning to Swear in America, 2016
What Goes Up, 2017
The Constitution Decoded, 2020
The Presidents Decoded, 2023
Hearts on Thin Ice, 2024

Tori

Welcome back, Ellie! Glad you remembered us!
Aloha,
Tori :pizza :palmtree :books3
PB CALVIN'S LAST WORD, Tilbury House 2020
PB LITTLE CALABASH, Island Heritage 2020
YA SECRETS IN TRANSLATION, Fitzroy, 2018
and 28 more
@ipapaverison

Ellie


Ev

Glad to have you back on board, Ellie!  :yippee

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