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Writing Young Women: An Interview with Author Rebecca Maizel (w giveaway!)

Hey y’all, this is my 150th post! Today we have the fabulous Rebecca Maizel, author of the Vampire Queen trilogy, here to talk about gender. (And she’s offered the whole trilogy as a giveaway this month to the person who … Continue reading

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Not all Wounds are Bad

I’ve been thinking about something a lot recently. I know a lot of kind of crazy people. And until very recently I thought that I just attracted kind of crazy people–like they recognized a kindred spirit, or something. But a … Continue reading

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Victim Characters and Passivity

So, Lyn Miller Lachman¬†started a great discussion on my graduate student forum¬†about writing about characters who are victimized, and it really sparked some thoughts I have about the subject that I thought I’d share with you all. I created this … Continue reading

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Finding the Heart in Your Story

So Vermont College of Fine Arts students and alums are doing a blog tour about writing and their experiences at Vermont College. As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I graduated from VCFA with my MFA in Writing for Children … Continue reading

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