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Jenn Bishop

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Jenn Bishop is the author of the middle-grade novels Things You Can’t Say, 14 Hollow Road, and The Distance to Home. She grew up in Massachusetts and as a college student spent one incredible summer in Wyoming. She has been obsessed with bison ever since. After working as a children’s librarian, she received her MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Jenn currently calls Cincinnati, Ohio, home. Visit her online at jennbishop.com.

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Jenn Bishop I think trying to break the big challenge of writing a book into smaller steps and goals (like writing 2 pages a day) is a great idea. I always like t…moreI think trying to break the big challenge of writing a book into smaller steps and goals (like writing 2 pages a day) is a great idea. I always like to stop my writing sessions at a spot where I know what can happen next, so that when I start writing the next time, I am already eager to see what happens and know where I'm going. The truth is, though, for first drafts, all that matters is getting words down on the page. You can make everything better later, just get your ideas down. There is no correct way to write a first draft -- whatever works for you. :)(less)
Jenn Bishop Absolutely! I'm so touched to hear that The Distance to Home is one of your favorites.…moreAbsolutely! I'm so touched to hear that The Distance to Home is one of your favorites.(less)
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The Distance To Home

4.29 avg rating — 801 ratings — published 2016 — 8 editions
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Things You Can't Say

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14 Hollow Road

4.12 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Where We Used to Roam

4.38 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 2021 — 5 editions
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September marks National Recovery Month, a national observance held every September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and communities who make recovery in all its forms possible.

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