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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Oct• 13•11

“Then, at last, sitting on her stretcher-bed, she took from the very bottom of her pack an old peacock-blue scarf folded around a heavy, square book. She unwrapped it and opened it very carefully, as if guilty secrets might fall from between its pages like pressed flowers. This was Harry’s secret. She was a writer.”

-from The Tricksters, by Margaret Mahy

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