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Why Children's Books Matter

This is me and a friend with K. A. Applegate, author of the Animorphs series. Animorphs, Harry Potter, the Julie of the Wolves books, and Harriet the Spy are what made me want to be a writer. 981 more words


As the #BostonMarathon approaches, I am revisting #BostonStrong

I’ve been thinking a lot about the article I wrote for the Huffington Post just after the bombing happened in our fair city.

I’ve been thinking about how citizen video helped capture the brother’s who bombed us and the… 280 more words

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Artist Date: The Andrew Freedman Home

Gosh, it’s been ages. I’m still doing Artist Dates though and I’ve decided to share my weekly creative adventures here. I’ll be sharing other stuff too. 651 more words


LARPing off the Page

Harry Potter fans are making an actual school of wizardry in an actual gods damned castle. Holy crap, guys! “The Rose of Winter” is coming true!!! 110 more words


Five Things I'd Rather Spring Forward Into

It’s that time again, folks. Daylight Savings. When we lose an hour of sleep and gain an hour of bleary-eyed resentment. To that end, here are five things I would  44 more words

General Rambling

Writing Prompt: The Talk

With all of the on-screen and off-screen steamy sex scenes, sexual tension, and shipping fodder in the literary world, it’s probably a good thing to know what your character is attracted to and what their romantic/sexual history is. 593 more words


At Dawn We Ride. Er, Submit.

Well, I did it. I submitted a book. Not The Book but a book. Well, technically a novella, but, if published, it would be in book format. 336 more words