I was excited to happen upon this article today, seeing as I have felt compelled to address “hot-topic” issues in my fiction. Since I began my first book in 2013, I’ve written about gay marriage, school shootings, divorce among Christians — mostly issues that we didn’t have to face twenty, thirty years ago. 42 more words
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Three families. Two school districts. A dozen miles between them, but worlds apart.
When South Fork High, an impoverished Missouri school, loses its accreditation, the affluent community of Crystal Ridge is informed that they’ll be accepting South Fork students into their school. 268 more words
“And story is a powerful medium. It speaks to heats in ways facts and articles cannot. Through it, we get to live someone else’s experience. We get to put on someone else’s skin and walk a mile in their shoes, which makes it the best possible breeding ground for empathy.” 565 more words
So this is the final season in the first Year of Weddings novellas, and I felt like it ended well. I really enjoyed all three of these stories. 406 more words