Banned Book Week: The House on Mango Street

Each year Banned Book Week adopts a theme to take a closer look at certain banned and challenged books.  This year the theme is “Young Adult Books,” and on the list of Frequently Challenged of Banned YA Fiction for 2014-2015 is The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Ciserno. The House on Mango Street, is … Continue reading Banned Book Week: The House on Mango Street

Insecure Writers Support Group: The Editing Monster Will Devour You

Mid-July I completed my first round of revisions on my manuscript. I was ecstatic and eager to move to the next round -- I'd realized part way through that I had some continuity errors that needed to be fixed, and some thematic arcs that needed work. So as soon as the first round was done … Continue reading Insecure Writers Support Group: The Editing Monster Will Devour You

Fox. Hunting. Interview!

The most excellent and talented Rose B. Fischer is releasing a serial series, the Foxes of Synn! In honor of this roll-out, the stars of the stories are paying visits around the Blogosphere this summer (also, there's a writing contest!) The first of these, Fox. Hunting stars Diana, one of a set of triplets, born to … Continue reading Fox. Hunting. Interview!