100 Scope Notes
October 11, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
That moment will come, when you realize you wouldn’t want to be anyone else but you. That you were in the right place—that you were from the right place—all along.
June 23, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Many teenagers in this day and age not only understand that politics will impact their world, but that they can in turn, impact politics.
June 13, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Who are you when so much of your life is about image? When do you get to be you?
February 7, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
The stories I want to tell are the ones where trans kids fall in love. I want to write stories to let them expand and take up space and find and choose their joy, in spite of everyone else.
January 17, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
If you told elementary-school me that one day, I’d have my own published books on those very library shelves, I would’ve been thrilled. It’d be a dream come true. But high-school me wouldn’t have believed you.
December 16, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Quinn, sometimes Quinnie, is in 8th grade and grappling with the most complicated and significant thing a person can grapple with: becoming oneself.
October 4, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Everyone has a bit of magic in them, whether it’s easy to see, or buried a little. Finding your own magic can help you recognize it in others too, and sometimes others will see it in you before you see it in yourself.
September 26, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
While I loved watching her play football and follow her interest despite the judgmental and at times unwelcoming atmosphere, I really loved watching her become herself. A truly fantastic look at navigating the complexities of growing up.
September 20, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
As writers, and readers, we connect with so many characters that are so different from us – that’s the beauty of the books. I hope that by having more biracial characters in books we can make those connections deeper.
July 12, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Be Real, Macy Weaver is a story about a girl discovering and embracing her own identity. In some ways, Macy and this novel helped me “be real” about who I am as a writer and trust my own voice more. I wouldn’t trade this two-year journey for anything. Thank you, Macy-girl!
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