Let Us Go Write! – Choosing a genre

As much as we’d probably not like to admit it, our works will get categorized into genres. Often times people will seek out books of certain genres because that’s what they like. People expect certain experiences from the genres they like, and they choose that genre because it promises to provide their expected experience. When… Continue reading Let Us Go Write! – Choosing a genre

Banned Books Week: Reflections

Inspired by the Banned Books Blog Party hosted by Hannah Givens. Reflections It would probably take me quite some time to go over every book that heavily influenced me over the years, especially those that appear on numerous banned book lists. Instead, I’ll finish off this week with a reflection. The most common theme for… Continue reading Banned Books Week: Reflections

Banned Books Week: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Inspired by the Banned Books Blog Party hosted by Hannah Givens over at Things Matter. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson I don’t remember exactly when I picked up this book. I’d put it anywhere between senior year of high school and second year of college. I was reading a lot of young adult novels back… Continue reading Banned Books Week: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Banned Books Week: Annie on My Mind

Inspired by the Banned Books Blog Party, hosted by Hannah Givens. Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden I don’t recall how I found this book, but I do remember where I was when I finished reading the final page. I was sitting under a tree at college and there was snow on the ground.… Continue reading Banned Books Week: Annie on My Mind