September 13, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
How lucky we are. So many stories out there, hiding in plain sight. Just waiting to be found.
May 2, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Hopefully readers of Men of the 65th will be as impacted by the story of the Borinqueneers as I was by visiting Vieques.
April 26, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
If you have inherited a story from your progenitors that you think might make a book, go for it. It’s worth a little detour through hell.
April 5, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
To me, this is one of the best parts of writing and reading stories—getting a chance to visit some wonderful places on earth, even (maybe especially?) if it is from the comfort of my own snuggly bed.
October 18, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
The authors talk about their shared love of nonfiction and their new books.
October 17, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Historical fiction helps [kids] see that the past is closer to the present than they ever imagined, that the lives of people who lived long ago are not so different from their own.
May 10, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
In THE NATURAL GENIUS OF ANTS, Harvard Corson has a huge task in front of him and only a short summer to accomplish it—trying to get his doctor father to forgive himself for a very big mistake that cost a baby her life. Not only that, but Harvard also needs to keep an ant colony alive!
March 30, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I wanted to raise these turtles’ visibility by telling a story about them. Through the writing process, and even the marketing and publicity process, the book has become a natural extension of the conservation work I began with my son.
March 22, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Ellen Outside the Lines challenged me in the research it initially required to get a handle on my setting and the cultural heritage of the characters who called Barcelona home.
October 15, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
SALT MAGIC began when I ripped up some plywood flooring in my old house and found a 1927 newspaper article underneath. A few years later I stumbled onto the newspaper article in my files, did a little research, and became totally freaking obsessed.
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