To You, Unsure Reader of Young Adult Novels

Greetings, my dear reader. I know that you're unsure about the young adult novel in your hands. I imagine certain thoughts are crossing your mind: I've read YA before, and it just wasn't for me; these books are always about growing up, high school dances, kids having rocky relationships with their parents or guardians, or trying … Continue reading To You, Unsure Reader of Young Adult Novels

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Why I Write

I seek out tips on how to craft a compelling character in Writer's Digest. I read YA novels to garner new talking points for my latest blog entry. And I still (still!) delve into David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, finding grief and irascible humor in the lives of his Ennet House residents, his Quebecois wheelchair assassins - and our … Continue reading Why I Write