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  • December 16th, 2009 | 12:05 AM
31 Blogs You Might Not Know - Liz Garton Scanlon


Today I want to introduce you to author/poet Liz Garton Scanlon. Her book All the World was just named the year's best picture book by the L.A.Times and a Best Kids's Book of the Year by The Washington Post. Reading her blog is like sitting across the table from her chatting, one-on-one, about life and family and writing and poetry and so much more. I read Liz's blog for the beauty of the language she uses and I read it because she is always so darn grateful for her life that I can't help but walk away from her blog feeling better than I did when I first started to read.

Liz is also one of the Seven Poetry Princesses responsible for encouraging them to write their Thanksgiving Villanelles.

A couple of my favorite posts of hers are Thanksgiving in the Backcountry and Humility and Audacity.

Don't rush your visit with Liz. Sit with her a while. You'll be glad you did.
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liz_scanlon
December 16th, 2009 03:22 pm (UTC)
Oh, my goodness, Susan! I'm so surprised -- thank you!! You are making my day today!
susanwrites
December 18th, 2009 06:43 am (UTC)
Yippee! I love surprising special people. You're very welcome.
(Anonymous)
December 17th, 2009 07:28 pm (UTC)
Can't wait to visit her site! Thanks for the tip!

Tabatha
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.






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