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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.

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If you have ever thought one of your childhood memories would make a great children’s story, join me this summer and learn how to turn that tale into a story for children.


How can we use our stories of growing up and turn them into stories for children? In this class, we’ll explore how to craft compelling plots that stretch beyond the truth, how to show not tell our daring adventures and how to...

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