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    Greetings from a California Newbie

    Hi all,
    I'm a teacher who's pursuing a long-standing (or sitting) pipe dream of writing children's books -- particularly middle grade and YA fiction. Nothing substantial written yet, just notes, random scenes, character sketches, etc. Most of my writing has been spent writing reports and newsletters -- so trying to find my non-technical/non-teacher writing voice. Hopefully it is in here somewhere.

    Been researching writing, lit agents, querying, and publishing, and this forum was mentioned several times. Enjoying learning from all of you, and looking forward to learning even more.

    Cheers!

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    Hello there, and welcome to the Cooler. Also a teacher here (students between 16 and 18).

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    Good luck Green! I'm sure you'll find your voice.

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    welcome aboard etc. etc. writing for that age group is a huge challenge. i salute you and wish you the best of luck.
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    Wow! Such a rousing welcome. Thank you very much -- will spend quite a bit of time just reading the FAQs, etc. and learning.

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