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My Year with Scholastic

Anushka Mehrotra February 28th, 2017

Today is my last day at Scholastic. It’s been an incredible year for me, and I’m so grateful for all the amazing opportunities I’ve had here, and all the wonderful people...

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A Literary Valentines

Anushka Mehrotra February 13th, 2017

Valentine’s Day is the day to celebrate love, and here on OOM we regularly celebrate different forms of literary love

An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps: Life on a ship, the Obama farewell & more

Anushka Mehrotra January 20th, 2017

Back in November, we welcomed 24 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, from across the United States and around the world to our Scholastic News Kids Press...

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Reading YA in College

Anushka Mehrotra January 18th, 2017

The thing about being an English major is that, in college, while you get to read a lot of the classics and Pulitzer prize winners, there’s a high chance you haven’t...

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Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

Anushka Mehrotra December 16th, 2016

Today, December 16th 2016, would have been Jane Austen’s 241st Birthday. Given that she was born in 1775, it is astounding that Jane is still so relevant today, with...

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NaNoWriMo2016 – How Did You Do?

Anushka Mehrotra November 30th, 2016

November is over (I’m still in denial about that), which means that NaNoWriMo is over as well.

NaNoWriMo2016 – How’s It Going?

Anushka Mehrotra November 15th, 2016

NaNoWriMo is officially halfway done (omg), so I thought I’d write a mid-month post to check in and see how everyone’s been doing so far.

National Novel Writing Month 2016 – Let's Do This

Anushka Mehrotra November 1st, 2016

Well friends, it’s that time of year again - the time all struggling writers come together to try and complete a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Even though...

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Literary Characters We’re Crushing On So Hard, It’s Spooky

Anushka Mehrotra October 13th, 2016

Admit it - there has been a time in your life when you opened a book and discovered a character who, for whatever reason, you fell completely head over heels for. Everyone...

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Traveling Through Stories

Anushka Mehrotra August 31st, 2016

For as long as I can remember, my parents have saved money year round so that my family could enjoy a summer vacation. Unfortunately, there were some summers when our...

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