Polly Becks

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Polly Becks has been making her living writing for more than twenty years, as well as working as an editor, curriculum developer, and teaching secondary-school Spanish. She has more than 350 books to her credit, mostly educational materials, as well as professionally published fiction in both the adult and YA market in a variety of genres, plus more than 30 Children’s books. She is excited about exploring the digital literature frontier and is honored to be the launch series for GMLTJoseph, LLC.

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Polly Becks There's no time to have writer's block! Four books in four months. When I'm stuck, I call up my best friend and we talk. In the middle of a discussion…moreThere's no time to have writer's block! Four books in four months. When I'm stuck, I call up my best friend and we talk. In the middle of a discussion about kids or snow totals, there'll be that "aha!" moment and then it's back to the computer.(less)
Polly Becks I love finding out what happens next to my characters. The overall story arc is done, but I don't necessarily know all the little details. Sometimes a…moreI love finding out what happens next to my characters. The overall story arc is done, but I don't necessarily know all the little details. Sometimes a character will show up in my head and inform me about something she likes or wants. I knew that some of the girls would probably have pets, (I do) but the specifics are sometimes a surprise!(less)
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Win The Rose

Enter to win this gorgeous red rose!

Enter to win this gorgeous red rose!


Do you remember your first rose? Was it part of a white bouquet for your First Communion? A pink wrist corsage for a school dance? Or maybe a single red rose from your fiance?


I saved rose petals from bouquets my boyfriend gave me, and eventually used them as part of the stuffing in our ring-bearer pillow. For Lucy Sullivan, a long-stemmed red rose with her grand

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I enjoyed the glimpses of the island itself, and I'd love to go there on vacation!
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Even though I knew who won the gold medal, I was on the edge of my seat. The research is meticulous (sometimes more than I wanted) but the inside details are fascinating. I could feel the weather in Poughkeepsie; I could see the boathouse in Washingt ...more
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Read a lot. It helps develop your vocabulary and your voice. Write a lot, and have somebody you trust help you identify weaknesses. Remember that using a spell-check program is not the same as proofreading, and verify your facts. As a reader, I get d See Full Answer
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