Rebecca E. Hirsch

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Rebecca is a scientist-turned-writer whose books for young readers have won the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, the Riverby Award, and the Blue Crab Young Reader Award. You can learn more by visiting her website (www.rebeccahirsch.com) or by following her blog (www.rebeccahirsch.com/blog). ...more

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Rebecca E. Hirsch Hogwarts, of course. If it is anything like my real life, I would ride a broomstick and fall off, but would excel at Herbology.
Rebecca E. Hirsch I don't often face writer's block, but if I do, it's either because I'm tired or because I haven't fed my brain fresh inspiration. If I'm tired, the s…moreI don't often face writer's block, but if I do, it's either because I'm tired or because I haven't fed my brain fresh inspiration. If I'm tired, the solution is coffee, a nap, or a day off. If I need inspiration, doing more research on my topic helps. So does a visit to the library to read or a hike with nature journal in hand.(less)
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Planting Seeds

Taped on the window sill over my desk is a fortune that came inside a fortune cookie. It reads:
Judge each day not by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Picture Source: Vinayaraj via Wikimedia I planted a lot of seeds in 2019.

Not all of these seeds germinated, but I'm delighted with the ones that did.

In 2019, I spent time observing nature. I read beautiful books. I collected ideas. I Read more of this blog post »
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