Rachna Gilmore




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Rachna Gilmore is the best-selling, critically acclaimed Governor General’s Award winning author of numerous books with multiple honours and awards. Her publications include picture books, early readers, middle grade and young adult novels, as well as adult fiction.
Rachna’s books are sold internationally with translations in French, Danish, German, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, Bengali, Chinese as well as several other languages. A skilled and experienced presenter, Rachna gives inumerable readings and workshops in schools, libraries and conferences across the country as well as internationally.
Born in India, Rachna has lived in London, England and Prince Edward Island. She now lives in Ottawa where she continues to plark (play, work, lark) at dr
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There are so many ways to develop and come to know our characters. Sometimes, oblique, odd questions can bring flashes of insight so the character comes into focus, clear and fully formed with shades of intangibles that somehow bring them to life.

Here are somerandom and tangential questions to ask – in no order of importance. You'll probably think of others.

– What colour of clothing does your... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.64 · 350 ratings · 55 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
The Sower of Tales
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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That Boy Red
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Lights for Gita
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Making Grizzle Grow
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3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2007
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A Group of One
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Grandpa's Clock
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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The Flute
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2012
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A Screaming Kind of Day
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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The Trouble With Dilly
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1998 — 10 editions
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" Thanks, Marsha, terrific ideas. Yes, I too found it handy to talk to more than one person...and did find some details vague with one, and clear with a ...more "
The Sower of Tales by Rachna Gilmore
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" Marsha, you're so right re: not reading books about writing for fear of having it skew your writing style. A poet friend/mentor said, "It's a long and ...more "
" Marsha wrote: "Well said, Rachna. With good writing, the words disappear and the reader is transported into the story."

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