Monthly Archives: July 2013

Guest post by YA Author Lois Duncan: When Fiction Becomes Heartbreaking Fact

I am honored to have children’s and YA author, and adult non-fiction author, Lois Duncan post here today about her writing journey, her daughter Kait’s murder, and how she came to write her newest book One To the Wolves: On … Continue reading

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Cheryl Rainfield’s Books In The Wild: STAINED at ALA2013

Teen librarian Karen of Teen Librarian Toolbox (@TLT13 on Twitter) spotted STAINED at ALA 2013 and not only got herself a copy (hurray!) but also snapped this pic to let me and others know she was looking forward to reading … Continue reading

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Guest Post by YA author Lorca Damon: Children Don’t Know Hate, They Have To Learn It

Today YA author Lorca Damon talks to us about parents teaching hate, and where she finds inspiration for writing her novels. I think her post is thoughtful and strong. Take it away, Lorca! Children Don’t Know Hate; They Have To … Continue reading

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LGBT Pride Day this year was a celebration for me–and still political

I haven’t been to LGBT Pride day for a while. Not because I’m not proud or sure of being lesbian–I am!–but because as an abuse/torture survivor there are a lot of things that trigger me, and one of them is … Continue reading

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