The Humility to Keep Trying

Barbara Kingsolver says, “[Writing is] a project of balancing the audacity to do this work, and the humility to keep trying until you’ve gotten it right.”

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When a protagonist goes missing…

This month I read a YA novel that defies literary convention. It’s a mystery, but not a mystery. There’s a…

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Believe your Story (Goodreads Giveaway: WIREWALKER)

Mary Lou Hall‘s debut novel Wirewalker came out in September 2016, introducing YA readers to 14 year-old Clarence Feather, a…

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Writing about cancer: talking craft with Dean Gloster

This month, after devouring Dean Gloster‘s debut YA novel Dessert First, I just had to track down the author and…

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