Ever since my eyes were opened to the importance of Point of View (POV), I’ve paid close attention to narrative voice whenever I write as well as read. I’m happy to share my observations, with a focus on books that dare to push POV boundaries.
The Reading-Writing Connection: Lift the Level of Your Writing
By Lexi Donahue and Keri Demers If we told you to sit down right now and compose a wedding toast, a college essay, a resume
Blog Mash-Up: ReFoReMo THINK QUICK
The free online education offered during Reading for Research Month (ReFoReMo) challenges writers to read picture books for writing research. Each weekday of March features
The Writers’ Rumpus 2018 Review
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
What one professional hails as genius, another may label as slight. I’m challenging you to gather perspectives.
The Anti Hero Age
As Halloween approaches, scary stories fill the air. It’s the time of year when villains and monsters take the stage. In the publishing industry, anti
How to Use Goodreads
Goodreads is the best method I’ve found to keep track of my reading. This site can also help you discover new books to read. There’ll
Cookin’ Up Traditions
A mentor text review of a picture book that encourages traditions! (And making yummy applesauce!)
Picture Book-Storybook Hybrid? YES, Please!
You say you love picture books, but you’re ready to venture into chapter books? Look no further! Princess Cora and the Crocodile, a picture book-storybook hybrid, just arrived and features the best of both worlds. The reader will not be disappointed by the Newbery/Caldecott winning pair of Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca.
A Teen’s Take on High School Literature Classes
Guest Post by Sarah Knowles In her post How to Build Better Readers: IMHO… Marti Johnson made the case that assigned reading of classics in