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Matthew Dicks

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Matthew Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing and Unexpectedly, Milo, and The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs. His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide.

He is also the author of the rock opera The Clowns and the musicals Caught in the Middle and Sticks & Stones. He has also written comic books for Double Take comics. He is a columnist for Seasons magazine and has published work in Reader's Digest, The Hartford Courant, The Huffington Post, and The Christian Science Monitor.

When not hunched over a computer screen, he fills his days as an elementary school teacher, a storyteller, a blogger, a wedding DJ, a minister, a life coach, and
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I did! His name was Johnson Johnson. but I thought for a long time that he was real. You can read about him here:

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I told this story to a student teacher on the playground one day, and she suggested that I make it the subject of my next book. I thought she was crazy, but my wife and agent loved the idea, so I grudgingly gave it a go.

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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

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Something Missing

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Betsy DeVos is Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary. Here are some facts that emerged from yesterday's Senate confirmation hearing:

She called the public school systems a "dead end" even though she did not attend a public school, did not send her children to public schools, and never taught in a public school.She has no experience with college financial aid- either from the personal or... Read more of this blog post »
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“You have to be the bravest person in the world to go out every day, being yourself when no one likes who you are.”
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❀Aimee❀ Just one more page... Hi! Thanks for the add!
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message 3: by Lee

Lee McD Oh that is a relief. I think someone is actually "shopping me". That is why I ask and what led me to your book.
Matthew wrote: "Lee wrote: "I wonder if you know someone that is like the character in your book? "

Many have asked this question, Lee, and though I secretly hope that someone uses the book as a formula, just to ..."


Lee wrote: "I wonder if you know someone that is like the character in your book? "




Matthew Dicks Lee wrote: "I wonder if you know someone that is like the character in your book? "

Many have asked this question, Lee, and though I secretly hope that someone uses the book as a formula, just to see if Martin's career and means of operation is possible, I do not know any criminals. At least none that I know are criminals.


message 1: by Lee

Lee McD I wonder if you know someone that is like the character in your book?


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