I introduce Surviving Santiago via the 777 Challenge, in which I post from a work-in-progress seven full lines from the seventh page, starting seven lines down.
The 777 Challenge and a New Web Page
Engaging Readers of Young Adult Fiction: Agent Regina Brooks Weighs In
Not Your Parents’ Religious School
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In a guest post, literary agent Regina L. Brooks offers five general rules for writing young adult fiction that both teens and adults will want to read.
A set of Lego scenes for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot inspire thoughts on changes in American Jewish education and identity over the past few decades.
Thoughts on motivation, validation, and what it means to be an amateur photographer or writer making art for the fun of it.
A response to the Jefferson County, Colorado school board’s effort to teach obedience rather than history, and the student walkout that ensued.
Announcement of my appointment to the Round One Cybils jury for Young Adult Fiction and a call for nominations for these prestigious awards.