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The never-ending novel that won’t let go

The never-ending novel that won’t let go

August 10, 2018

It is an exciting thing to realize where you’ve gone wrong in a piece of writing. Here is your chance to get it right!

But it is also a terrifying thing. Because, here is your chance to get it right. What if you can’t do it.?Knowing what needs to be done isn’t the same as doing it. What if you fail?

Books you hated, and one you’ll love!

Books you hated, and one you’ll love!

July 11, 2018

For kids who love facts, and for anyone who loves gorgeous writing, this debut novel is a must. Get it. Read it. And then read it again!

The Unexpected Joy of Teaching

The Unexpected Joy of Teaching

May 5, 2018

I find myself nearing the end of my first nonfiction class and feeling wistful.

About the Author

jane buchanan

When people ask me where I get my ideas, I might tell them about the time I was tucking my son into bed and apologizing for having lost my patience earlier that day. He looked up at me with an impish gleam in his eye and said, “What does patience look like, Mommy?” There have been many beginnings since then, sparked by just such small moments. A writer has to stay alert to the little things. The way an acorn holds an oak tree, they just might hold the start of something big.

Learn more about Jane.