Nikki Grimes





Nikki Grimes

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in New York City, New York, The United States
October 20, 1950

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A recent blog by Sally Lloyd-Jones got me thinking about a question we authors hear some version all the time: Where do you get your ideas, or how do you come up with ideas for your stories? The question would suggest that there’s a treasure trove, somewhere, packed with stories ready for the taking. Or that there’s a place one could go, a repository one can simply dip into, at will. But, the t...

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“Choose whatever box you like, Mike. Just don't put me in one, son. Believe me, I won't fit.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade

“The fact is that you are more comfortable with myth than man.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade

“You have to take people one at a time, check out what's in their head and heart before you judge.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade



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