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YA Review: TWO SUMMERS by Aimee Friedman

I love books–and movies, for that matter–that play with time and space. When I came across the description for TWO SUMMERS by Aimee Friedman, I was intrigued by the premise. 483 more words


How to Attract Readers?

Some books turn you off whether it’s spelling mistakes, cheesy cliches, or Mary-Sue characters. On the other end of the spectrum there are books that attract you. 1,131 more words

Owl Moon

Owl Moon    A Caldecott Medal Book  By Jane Yolen    Illustrated by John Schoenherr

Published by Philomel Books in 1987

I sort of assume that anyone who enjoys picture books enjoys Jane Yolen’s… 204 more words

Beta Readers - Round 3

Please keep in mind that the below blog piece is only based on my experience, and is not meant to be professional advice.

(Sorry for the day-late update…misplaced my blog draft on the wrong computer and I didn’t feel like re-writing it last night!) 780 more words

Writing Tips

A Last Heaven on Earth

Eons ago, there was no Java nor Bali, for they were one. The inhabitants of the island worshiped the deities of old reverently. Among the gods were Dewi Danu, the patroness of Bali, and Raung, the personification of the volcano. 796 more words

Short Story


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An isolated girl uses everything she found in the barren island to build a bridge, crossing the river to the wonderland. 68 more words