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Mindy Hardwick is the author of EPIC Ebook Award Finalist in Children's, STAINED GLASS SUMMER, and contemporary young adult romance, WEAVING MAGIC. Her picture book, FINDERS KEEPERS, is a picture book story app from MeeGenius. She also writes sweet, contemporary romance novellas including: NEW YEAR HEART SONG, HALLOWEEN LOVE FORTUNE, VINTAGE VALENTINE, and ROMANCE FOR ALL THE SEASONS. She facilitates poetry workshops with teens at Denney Youth Juvenile Justice Center, and is the co-editor of four of the youth's anthologies. Mindy is included on the Washington State Arts Commission Teaching Artist Roster. Mindy holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College and is a member of RWA.


When I began writing for children, one of the best resources was the Seattle chapter of SCBWI. During those years, at the monthly meetings they often posted calls for submission from editors. My first children’s short story, “Hurricanes,” published in an anthology called SUMMER SHORTS, was the result of one of those calls for submission.


Although I don’t attend the monthly meetings of SCBWI anym...

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Stained Glass Summer
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