R.J. Palacio’s Wonder was a pretty good book. It’s a fictional account of a boy named August “Auggie” Pullman who has a facial abnormality. I would have called it a deformity, but the characters in the book seem offended by the word, and I don’t know the author’s relationship with people who have facial abnormalities. 277 more words
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I’d like to say, dear readers, I wish you were all here so I could share some of this delicious hot apple cider I’ve mixed with Maker’s Mark, but I’m also a terribly selfish person and I don’t think Jason would approve of me having a ton of strangers in his house for no reason other than sharing my booze. 792 more words
The Water Cooler is pleased to host guest blogger K.M. Weiland.
Every character is the hero of his own story.
That bit of popular advice is a marvelously evocative reminder to breathe life into even minor characters. 1,034 more words