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1909, 2016

MG News Alert: Mafia Member Wins Award!

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Mo Happening|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There are three things that the Middle Grade Mafia loves – books, authors, and celebrations! Today we’re celebrating a member of the Mafia Family – Lisa Lewis Tyre! Lisa’s debut book, LAST IN A LONG LINE OF REBELS, was selected by the Georgia Center of [...]

805, 2015

SCBWI Conference Highlight: Mining Your Past

By |May 8th, 2015|Categories: Mo Happening|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Guest Post by Lynn Coulter The regional SCBWI conferences are known for providing attendees with an opportunity to meet and learn from other amazing authors, agents, and editors. This year’s Southern Breeze SpringMingle lived up to the reputation. The writer’s intensive was led by the [...]

1103, 2015

The Business of Books – The Success Story of an Indie Bookstore

By |March 11th, 2015|Categories: Mo Happening, Mo Writing|Tags: , |0 Comments

  FoxTale Book Shoppe is celebrating eight years in business and is often compared to the Shop Around the Corner from “You’ve Got Mail. The store is the brain child of three ladies, Ellen Ward, Karen Schwettman and Jackie Tanase. They’ve managed to develop a strategy [...]

2909, 2014

SCBWI Conference Recap – Rocky Mountain Region

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: Mo Happening|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Contributor: Shari Schwarz After arriving in beautiful Golden, Colorado for the Rocky Mountain SCBWI Letters and Lines Conference, I first attended The Changing Landscape of Illustrations presented by the warm and inspiring Roberta Collier-Morales. She shared how illustrations create vision for the future and sow [...]

708, 2014

Welcome to the Family, the Middle Grade Mafia

By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: Mo Happening|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

The mission of the Middle Grade Mafia is to provide a refuge, a klatch, for established and aspiring middle grade authors. The purpose of the site is to share knowledge, inspire each other, and celebrate good news. Writing can be a lonely endeavor, but when you are part of [...]

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