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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, Unexpectedly, Milo, The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs, and the upcoming novels The Other Mother and Cardboard Knight, as well as the nonfiction Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Art of Storytelling. His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide.

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend was the 2014 Dolly Gray Award winner and was nominated for a 2017 Nutmeg Award in Connecticut. Matthew was also awarded first prize in 2016 and second prize in 2017 in the Magazine/Humorous Column category by the CT Society of Professional Journalists.

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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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I worry about a lot of things when it comes to the pandemic, but one of the more insidious concerns of late has been the welfare of my children.

You only get to be a child for a short period of your life, and now, with the coronavirus cancelling the Little League season, dance recitals, vacations, field trips, play dates, afternoons at the playground, traditional schooling, and so much more, I find

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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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