Arts, sports, and clubs are relegated to the world of after-school; but they’re probably more important than the school itself

Gilmore Girls tried to give us a spinoff. Even though it wasn’t picked up, you can learn some tricks for your own spinoff series.

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Let me introduce you to my “Ta-Da!” Lists.

Some agents and editors swear by them, so you need to know how to use them. And no, you cannot comp to Harry Potter.

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In Omnia Paratus: Life Is Short. Write Well.

For a woman raised in a religious minority, Amy Sherman Palladino threw an awful lot of shade at other churches

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Classrooms need to be safe for as many students as possible, but you don’t need to restructure your entire process to make it happen.

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Every writer has said this phrase. And at the time we said it, we meant it.

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Why do we say it?

In the summer of 2017, my husband and I received some surprising and terrible news regarding his job. He wasn’t fired, but it was abundantly clear he needed to…

In Omnia Paratus: Life Is Short. Write Well.

Amy Sherman Palladino complained that audiences were more interested in Rory’s love life than they were in her career. But this is her own fault, and you, as a writer, can learn from it.

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Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Erstwhile classroom music teacher. Homeschooler. Former foster parent. Married to a lawyer.

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