MORE 'WRITING' POSTS
Alexandra Monir joins us to talk about sequel-itis and offers up some of her favorite sequels and series.
NaNoWriMo's Rebecca Stern joins us to talk about the process and benefits of writing with students, implementing the Young Writers Program, and NaNoWriMo's new primer for young writers.
Today Kathi Appelt's new YA book, ANGEL THIEVES, comes out. She joins us to share about the importance of Place when crafting a story and the multiple layers that only that particular place can hold.
As an author, I make a lot of school visits. And at a lot of school visits, a student will hurry up to me before my talk starts, hand me a lanyard microphone—the kind that links with hearing aids— and disappear again. I’ll wear the microphone as I speak, remembering, every time I bump it […]
McCall Hoyle, avid reader, high school English teacher, and published author of young adult books, shares her thoughts on the importance of firing up everyone involved in education when it comes to reading and writing for pleasure. Yes, just for pleasure. No grades. No logs. No strings attached. As a high school English teacher, […]
Author Bree Barton, whose book, HEART OF THORNS, is out today, joins us to talk about freedoms, feminism, power, and stories. Hop on over to this link to see Amanda’s review of Bree’s new book. In some ways, we have never enjoyed more freedom. As I write this post, I am sitting in […]