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Meet the Molehills: Sneak peek behind the book cover

Molehill starts with M. And mischief starts with Molehills. The Molehills will be arriving on bookshelves this summer in “The Mountain of Dempsey Molehill.” But just who is the Molehill family? Get a sneak peek of who you’ll meet between … Continue reading

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Writing characters you love that readers will love

During her last week of school, my niece’s class voted on their favorite characters in Sarah & Katy and the Imagination Blankets. The runaway favorite was Ruddy, the slightly paranoid cardinal who is convinced everyone and everything wanted to eat … Continue reading

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Giving new life to extinct surnames

There are no more Spinsters. That’s because, according to MyHeritage.com, the surname Spinster is extinct. The last names Bread, MacCaa, Pussett, Puscat, Pussmaid, Bythesea, and Bytheseashore also are reported as being extinct as of 2011. The last survivors carrying the … Continue reading

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