Knights of Literary Reads

by: Spencer Riggs

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Margaret haddix

Quotes

“Yep, I’m with the dirt-biker and the spy.”

“Please put down Harry Potter for a moment! That’s the Pacific Ocean out there!”

“That’s exactly what my parents always said to me when I was a kid.

interesting facts

she went to Miami University, the one in Ohio, not Florida like you might expect

she lived and studied in Luxembourg (that’s in Europe) for a semester when I was in college.

she was a copy editor at a newspaper called The Journal-Gazette, in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Themes

Read a lot. Write a lot. Think a lot. Enjoy what you read, write and think about.

she loves making up stories and playing around with words and imagining interesting people in interesting situations.

love books!.

Influences on Authors life

so many different people--and witnessing so many different events--didn’t just inspire me to write it all down. It also inspired me to play with different plots and characters and settings in my head.

Somehow, for me, hearing so many different stories from so many different people

write different kinds of stories, ones based more on my own imagination and my sense that there could be some sort of higher truth than just “facts.”.

Background information Author's Life

she was born on April 09, 1964 in Washington Court House, Ohio

she went to Miami University, the one in Ohio, not Florida like you might expect

she got bachelor’s degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing, and history.

her mother was a nurse and her father was a farmer

at a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio.