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DNA testing helps with family histories - Chicago Tribune

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DNA testing helps with family histories
Chicago Tribune
Genealogy hobbyists liken the quest to track their family tree to a scavenger hunt, laden with clues, surprises and dead ends.
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How Do Children Benefit from Working With Authors? | Write Away ...

How Do Children Benefit from Working With Authors? | Write Away ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Write Away With Me launched a new program today titled The Writer's Masterclass. This program brings children together with authors for storytelling, writing, cartooning and more. Our first program features the very talented ...
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5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About ...

5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
It turns out that a whole lot of famous firsts are credited to the wrong people, due to politics, bad luck, or outright lies.
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Books You Read In High School - Huffington Post

10 Things You Didn't Know About Books You Read In High School - Huffington Post | Deborah | Scoop.it
10 Things You Didn't Know About Books You Read In High School
Huffington Post
This is a guest post by our current Rioter in Residence, Kevin Smokler.
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10 Fake Books in Movies That We Wish We Could Read – flavorwire

10 Fake Books in Movies That We Wish We Could Read – flavorwire | Deborah | Scoop.it
We've already explored wonderful fake books by TV characters, and imaginary books written about in real books, so we thought we'd round up a few fictional books on film that we wish really existed so we could sit down and ...
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Books That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Person in 2013 – flavorwire

Books That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Person in 2013 – flavorwire | Deborah | Scoop.it
After the jump, try out ten books that will inspire your better self to make an appearance — we've veered away from self-help books of any kind, though we've allowed for a mix of fiction and non – and let us know if we missed ...
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Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing. | elephant journal

Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing. | elephant journal | Deborah | Scoop.it
Writing is flying in dreams. When you remember. When you can. When it works. It's that easy.” ~ Neil Gaiman.
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Amelia Bedelia has her own way with words - Chicago Tribune

Amelia Bedelia has her own way with words - Chicago Tribune | Deborah | Scoop.it
Chicago Tribune Amelia Bedelia has her own way with words Chicago Tribune Drawing the drapes, pitching a tent, baking a sponge cake — Amelia Bedelia's high jinks have entertained readers for five decades, and HarperCollins imprint Greenwillow Books...
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GIANT MICROBES STUFFED ANIMALS

GIANT MICROBES STUFFED ANIMALS | Deborah | Scoop.it
If you're wondering what to get that parent, child, teacher, or health, medical and science professional in your life, you can't go wrong with a giant plush microbe from the folks at GIANTmicrobes! These plush stuffed germs are lots of fun!
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At 50, 'New York Review of Books' celebrates the longevity of a magazine, and ... - Capital New York

At 50, 'New York Review of Books' celebrates the longevity of a magazine, and ... - Capital New York | Deborah | Scoop.it
At 50, 'New York Review of Books' celebrates the longevity of a magazine, and ...
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Writing Vs. Being A Writer | Open Book: Toronto

Writing Vs. Being A Writer | Open Book: Toronto | Deborah | Scoop.it
Specifically, I was lead to a recent post of hers entitled "On plagiarism, or, writing as an end, not a means." She says a lot of very smart and articulate things about plagiarism, especially in relation to Christian Ward scandal ...
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The Author Himself Was a Cat in the Hat - New York Times

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The Author Himself Was a Cat in the Hat
New York Times
All over Dr.
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William Faulkner Explains Why Writing is Best to Left Scoundrels ...

William Faulkner Explains Why Writing is Best to Left Scoundrels ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Ask writers for writing advice, and they'll usually offer up some very practical tips. A few examples: Give the reader at least one character he or she can.
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New Whale Species Unearthed in California Highway Dig - Wired

New Whale Species Unearthed in California Highway Dig - Wired | Deborah | Scoop.it
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New Whale Species Unearthed in California Highway Dig
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Thanks to a highway-widening project in California's Laguna Canyon, scientists have identified several new species of early toothed baleen whales.
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Make Your Writing Pop: 8 Tips

Make Your Writing Pop: 8 Tips | Deborah | Scoop.it
With email and social media, everyone writes all the time now. Are you any good at it? Here are eight ways to improve.
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Three Graphic Novels That Would Be Killer TV - TVOvermind

Three Graphic Novels That Would Be Killer TV - TVOvermind | Deborah | Scoop.it
Santa Clara Weekly
Three Graphic Novels That Would Be Killer TV
TVOvermind
Given the enormous success of The Walking Dead it's a bit surprising that more Graphic Novels have not made their way on to series development slates.
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'Harry Potter' Books Get New Covers! - Just Jared Jr.

'Harry Potter' Books Get New Covers! - Just Jared Jr. | Deborah | Scoop.it
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'Harry Potter' Books Get New Covers!
Just Jared Jr.
Designed by artist Kazu Kibuishi, each of the seven new covers will depict a distinctive and memorable moment from the respective book.
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25 Notable Books Unfairly Overlooked by 'The New York Times ...

25 Notable Books Unfairly Overlooked by 'The New York Times ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, The New York Times published their annual year-end list of the “100 Notable Books of 2012,” as chosen by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. As usual, the list is filled with very predictable ...
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10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous – flavorwire

10 Movies That Make Writing Look Incredibly Dangerous – flavorwire | Deborah | Scoop.it
The life of a writer isn't traditionally exciting. It involves a lot of sitting alone in a room for hours with a computer, staring at walls to find the profound, and training for the day procrastinating will become an Olympic event.
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11 practical or unusual books for professional – and aspiring – writers - Christian Science Monitor

11 practical or unusual books for professional – and aspiring – writers - Christian Science Monitor | Deborah | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor
11 practical or unusual books for professional – and aspiring – writers
Christian Science Monitor
Writers really like to talk about what they do. Because of this, there's a whole sub-genre of books about writing out there.
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Literary Types Find Love In 'The New York Review Of Books' - NPR

Literary Types Find Love In 'The New York Review Of Books' - NPR | Deborah | Scoop.it
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Literary Types Find Love In 'The New York Review Of Books'
NPR
There are a lot of places these days to look for all kinds of love, especially online. But what's an aging intellectual who loves William Gass, Philip Glass and a good merlot to do?
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If Science Books were Pulp Novels - Science Made Cool

If Science Books were Pulp Novels - Science Made Cool | Deborah | Scoop.it
I've just finished several months of intense work, and while I'm pleased with the results (two scientific manuscripts, a grant proposal, and several public talks), that much serious effort leaves me with an intense desire to fool ...
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Writing is easy: Just open a vein - Los Angeles Times

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Writing is easy: Just open a vein
Los Angeles Times
Over the past 24 hours or so, some of my friends have been all atwitter on Facebook (is that a mixed metaphor?
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On Writing: Culture Looks Down On These Novels, But You Should Read Them ... - Wired

On Writing: Culture Looks Down On These Novels, But You Should Read Them ... - Wired | Deborah | Scoop.it
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On Writing: Culture Looks Down On These Novels, But You Should Read Them ...
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SciO, as it's called, has been going for seven years; I've attended for three, speaking each time on some aspect of writing technique.
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Doctors explore medical mystery in 'Little House' books - USA TODAY

Doctors explore medical mystery in 'Little House' books - USA TODAY | Deborah | Scoop.it
New York Times Doctors explore medical mystery in 'Little House' books USA TODAY Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's semi-autobiographical Little House books have long been familiar with Laura's older sister, Mary, and the explanation that scarlet fever...
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