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Banned Books Week 2017

Well, it’s that time of year again: welcome to Banned Books Week 2017. For those who don’t know what Banned Books Week is, you can learn more on this blog and you can find more official information on the American Library Association’s website. It has been well documented that I am an advocate for banned books. I’ve… Read More Banned Books Week 2017

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In My Mailbox: Summer 2017

For a little insight into how my summer’s gone, feel free to pop over to my “Making Time For Writing” blog post. That’ll tell you all about why this post is so short. Don’t worry, the blog’s about to get much more consistent. For now, here’s what was in my mailbox: summer 2017. Nemesis by Brendan Reichs… Read More In My Mailbox: Summer 2017

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These Words Matter: Emery Lord

Anxiety made me a rule-follower. It made a kindergarten teacher voice concern to my parents. Was I being punished at home for small mistakes? (“No!” my parents cried. “She’s just always been like that!”) In second grade, it made me hyperventilate in a school hallway, when I realized I didn’t have a permission slip… that… Read More These Words Matter: Emery Lord