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About mgill0627

I've always been a story teller. This made for some interesting missing homework and late for curfew tales. But I've never had a head for the pedantic rules of grammar and spelling. This made for some interesting comma placement and spelling choices. About ten years ago I decided to figure out how to share my stories, in spite of my shortcomings. I'm lucky to have great colleagues who can help me with the fine details. My favorite class in school was American History. The Colonial Cat's series gives me a chance to write about the great history of the United States and cats!

MPE Homeschool Conference

I published a post about the Trade Show I attended, the MPE Homeschool Conference. It’s on my new website, melissalgill.com Advertisements

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#Read about Guest #Author Melissa L. Gill

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Hi- My name is Melissa L. Gill, and this is NOT my ultrasound. And no, our friend the ape had nothing to do with this either. Yes, I’m sure. So…

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New Website and Blog

I recently had a new website designed. I’m excited to introduce http://melissalgill.com/.  I hope all of my followers will visit. I think it turned out very nice.

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#Multiculturalbooksmatter

Originally posted on Writing Life:
Friends, I want to ask you to join me on this campaign #multiculturalbooksmatter in an effort to bring attention to books that celebrate multicultural characters, especially in children’s literature. Recently, I’ve become aware of the…

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Drop Everything and Read

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Oh D.E.A.R.! D.E.A.R. stands for “Drop Everything and Read“. This is a month-long celebration of reading designed to remind folks of all ages to make reading a priority activity in their lives. With declining literacy among…

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Do You Believe in What ifs?

I’ve been a big fan of Alex for a long time. I’m looking forward to reading his new book, especially after the “What if” explanation.

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Being Gullible is Hard on April 1

Every year it happens. I get excited about an idea, puzzled by a choice, or downright disgusted by a theory, and then I look at the calendar. April 1st! I slap my forhead, fan my flaming face, and berate myself … Continue reading

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