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Minnesota author Alison McGhee thinks writing is a "cool" job because her job is whatever she imagines it to be.

McGhee spoke to Middleton Elementary classes on Feb. 9 about writing and reading as part of the school's observance of "I Love to Read Month. "


"You are just making up your job out of thin air because it's just you and your mind," she said. "Usually I just pluck random images or objects out of the air and start writing and see where it takes me."

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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