Dana Middleton

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Dana Middleton grew up in Georgia before moving to Los Angeles to work in film, television and theatre. She was a producer of an Academy Award-nominated short film, and is a recipient of a Los Angeles Theatre Ovation Award. Her middle grade novels include The Infinity Year of Avalon James and Open If You Dare. She's also the author of the Harry Potter reference book, The Young American's Unofficial Guide to the Very British World of Harry Potter.

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Dana Middleton When I have writer's block, it's usually an indication that I don't know enough about my story and characters yet. So I go back to basics. That…moreWhen I have writer's block, it's usually an indication that I don't know enough about my story and characters yet. So I go back to basics. That includes writing for 15 minutes every morning before breakfast about anything that comes to mind. Whatever comes about anything or anyone in the book, I just write it down. And doing that consistently usually opens up the spigot for the magic stuff to come.(less)
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The Infinity Year of Avalon...

4.18 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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Open If You Dare

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Lindo's Light

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Nerd Camp Indy

Nerd Camp Indy was my first nerd camp and it was such fun. Met wonderful authors, teachers and librarians and was the grateful recipient of Hoosier hospitality.


 


[image error]With some of the organizers of #NerdCampIndy: Laura West, Carolanne Benson and Caitlin Zonder (not pictured, Sarah Ewing). These teachers and librarians were inspired by their visits to Nerd Camp Michigan to come up with th...

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It's a Mystery, Pig Face! by Wendy McLeod MacKnight
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When you have to stay up way past your bedtime to finish a book, you know it's a good one! That's exactly what happened to me with It's a Mystery, Pig Face! I got completely sucked into the mystery of a lost, possibly stolen bag of cash, but what rea ...more
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Welcome to Washington, Fina Mendoza by Kitty Felde
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Fina Mendoza grabbed my heart right from the start! Who knew what it's like to be a congressman's daughter?! When Fina sees the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill, we're off on a mysterious, suspenseful ride. It's a great mystery filled with eccentric Washing ...more
The Frame-Up by Wendy McLeod MacKnight
"The Frame-Up is an amazing, imaginative, and heartfelt story that is like nothing I've read in the past. I had so much fun getting to know the characters and following the parallel (and intersecting) stories of Sargent and Mona. Part mystery, part..." Read more of this review »
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Odd Gods by David Slavin
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Ghosted by Leslie Margolis
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Ellie is the mean girl - so feared that her classmates dare not step out of line. But when a freak accident takes Ellie back to the past, she gets the chance to save herself and her future. I read this book in one sitting. It was fun and moving and d ...more
Open If You Dare by Dana Middleton
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