Contest The Bertie Writing

I have tweeted and shared this on Facebook, but I realized that I never posted my lovely review from School Library Journal! It’s not every day that you get a…

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Blog Writing

Thank you to everyone who entered The Bertie! Whoo Hoo! I don’t know if you can tell but I’m pretty excited about this contest. Although I’m not a judge, I…

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Blog Contest

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Ribbons are great, but money is better, amiright? I’m sending a big THANK YOU to Winnwood Retirement. They’ve agreed to sponsor The Bertie again this year and are ┬áproviding $600.00…

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I’ve been traveling a lot lately (awesome) and running into a lot of REBELS readers (more awesome) and everyone seems to want to know the same thing – where is…

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Last week I visited an amazing school – Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa. Everything about it was awesome – the school, the teachers, the kids, and even the lunch! It…

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For several years, I wrote a personal blog. I spent a lot of time writing about my life, family and my writing endeavors. In July of 2009, I went to…

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