King Richard III Rides Again

This is developed from a sketch I wrote for our youth theatre group (based in Leicester), shortly after the re-internment of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral. 2,236 more words

Children's Literature

Flashback Fridays: Are you Nobody too? . . .

You’re the only poor scholarship girl at a fancy uptown girl’s school.  You’re bullied and picked on and friendless, until the unusual new girl decides to pursue a friendship with you.   549 more words

General Posts

Introduction to New Writer: Alice

Hi everybody!

My name is Alice Donahue and I am a first-year Master’s student in the Latin American Studies program at the University of New Mexico. 173 more words


The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could retold by Watty Piper

Illustrated by George and Doris Hauman


“I think I can” became such a standard in American vernacular that the phrase, along with the book title “The Little Engine That Could”, were actually trademarked by Platt and Munk. 430 more words


Consumer Friendly//.022-.023


I went to Wawa before going into the gym, to pick up a Fiber One bar, and a bottle of Propel. An aesthetically hippie party bus was parked outside, with curtains in the windows. 739 more words

Here And Now

Review: The Wind Singer by William Nicholson (68%)

Everyone has certain ‘milestone’ books in their lives. They’re the first book they ever read, the first book that made them cry, the first book that made them laugh, and so on.  714 more words

Book Review

Unveiling the Mysteries of the Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart

A mysterious newspaper ad brings four gifted children together, forming a team they fondly call The Mysterious Benedict Society… 320 more words