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Gail Gauthier

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Gail Gauthier has written eight books for children, as well as short stories, essays, and creative nonfiction for adults. She also writes about children's books and writing at her blog Original Content. ...more

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The David Sedaris Lesson Plan

Ah, so long, so very long, since I've updated this blog.

Today, just now, in fact, an old post from my Original Content blog turned up in my stats. No, I do not know how. But I just tweeted a link to it, and now I'm sharing it here, because I so loved David Sedaris back then. I need to catch up with him.

From 2009

Earlier this month, I was doing an on-line connection thing with some creative writing Read more of this blog post »
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