“Why didn’t she say something?” That's what a reader asked me back in 2013, angered that Wendy suffered in silence after an assault. My YA novel, How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought, grapples with a survivor’s dilemma: speak up and risk not being … [Read more...] about Why Didn’t She Say Something?
How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought
Us writers, we have wa-a-a-a-a-y too much to say. Just like teachers, just like teens. All of whom I’ll find a way to mention in this post. One time when I was teaching English, I took a group of 10th graders on a walk. We were reading Jon Krakauer’s book, Into the Wild, about … [Read more...] about Minerva with Too Much to Say