Author Archives: pamwatts

About pamwatts

Writer, Reader, and Children's advocate

40 Things You Can Do Today

A lot of us are scared right now. As a country and as citizens we are starting a new journey and that is not going to be easy. We need to do something to make things change. But it can … Continue reading

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Be the Change

I started this blog years ago because I believed that there were people in my community who did not know how hard the lives of children could be, and I wanted to raise awareness. I stopped keeping this blog when … Continue reading

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January Thoughts: Coping With Loss

I’ve been out of the blog world for about a month. Working, writing things I was paid to write, just thinking about life, starting new creative projects. Not a bad place to be. But this morning I saw that a … Continue reading

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Review Wednesday: Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets to the Universe

I mentioned this book a few days ago. I first posted this review¬†about it almost a year ago. Since then, that review has gotten more hits than all but two books I’ve reviewed in the past four years on this … Continue reading

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Racism: Let’s Talk about It.

Racism is on a lot of people’s minds right now. My sister told me last night that there were riots in Portland over the results of the Darren Wilson case. And last week folks in the children’s book world were … Continue reading

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Gender Book list

So this week, I have a list of books that I think have something interesting to say about gender. Most of these are older books. And I have an entire section devoted to Fantasy/sci-fi because I think that these books … Continue reading

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Writing Young Women: An Interview with Author Rebecca Maizel (w giveaway!)

Hey y’all, this is my 150th post! Today we have the fabulous Rebecca Maizel, author of the Vampire Queen trilogy, here to talk about gender. (And she’s offered the whole trilogy as a giveaway this month to the person who … Continue reading

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