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A.S.'s Latest Blogs

Sep.22.2013 - 7:17 pm
Hey! This is where you can see me this fall! Oregon Association of School Librarians Conference October 9-12 Portland, OR Details TBD Rochester Teen Read Week October 12-17...
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Jan.05.2013 - 10:03 am
You guys, Red Room blog formatter messes up my HTML so much, I'm just going to post a link to this one. I hope you don't mind. http://www.as-king.info/2013/01/the-writer-middle-...
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Oct.19.2012 - 8:04 am
  My middle finger is sore. I am pretty sure I am developing arthritis and that’s the first place it hit. My middle finger. On my right hand. It’s sore every single morning...
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Jan.20.2011 - 9:31 am
Yesterday was a great day. It started with a phone call from Sara J. Henry (author of forthcoming (Feb 22) Learning to Swim--read this book, please. It's awesome.) who was out...
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Comments from A.S.

Jan.27.2011 - 2:35 pm
In response to: The Edgar Nomination, Nostalgia and Me
Thank you Catherine! I hope you enjoy the rest of VERA! I envy your painting ability. I have tried for 20 years to...
Dec.12.2010 - 5:27 pm
In response to: Poetry Is To Money As Ice Cream Is To Mud
"Poetry — it’s the enemy of money." Well said. Which is why you gotta love what you do, right? www.as-king.com
Nov.16.2009 - 5:58 am
In response to: The Writer’s Middle Finger: Part Three (Dealing with the business of publishing a book while remembering what really matters.)
It's one of my favorite lines, too, Miriam. Thanks for your comment! www.as-king.com
Oct.09.2009 - 6:56 am
In response to: Fasting Against Violence
Great post, Randy. I include domestic violence in many of my books because I'm amazed at how common it is...and how...


Published Reviews

Reality Boy
Published by Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books at the University of Chicago
Anger has long been the driving force in Gerald’s life, a fact that first came to prominence on national television, when he was five and his family starred in the reality show...