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Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising was supposed to be one of my Read Harder books this year. It was my pick for task 22: A children’s or middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 2009, but I noticed afterward that it doesn’t even qualify because the award was given in 2002. 144 more words


Planet Hopping - Orion Nebula

Captain’s Journal. Date. Friday y’all! Let’s get this party started!

I’m really, really interested in finding out where the party is this weekend. A large gathering of people enjoying themselves and celebrating their accomplishments, or forgetting them, from the previous week sounds…well dear chewer of the merry words of this journal, that sounds pretty okay. 409 more words


WMSP, Part II, Episode XI: A Burned Man

(Ongoing series; first episode here.)

Oakland: Coroner identifies badly burned man found dead in Joaquin Miller Park
By Katrina Cameron, Harry Harris | … 1,742 more words


Review: The Hike

Hello friends and happy Wednesday! Today I’m going to be reviewing Drew Magary’s novel The Hike. 241 more words


Low Moan, Dial Tone

The fight had left her grasping for something to hurt, and finding no one and nothing that mattered enough in the apartment, she left. The doors in hallway were closed now but she’d heard the chorus of little wooden snaps the second before. 474 more words



Ammi. My first thought. Well, scratch that. I felt a bone-wrenching fear before I could even think. The fear which made my stomach drop to my feet, my head pound with my heartbeat, and my heart? 3,317 more words


How to Write Villains #Advice #Writing #Literature #Fiction #Nonfiction

Hi Jim,

I’m having trouble with one of the characters I’m working with in my story. If I could ask, what’s your approach to writing villians? 572 more words