But to my way of thinking, the P.C. Police have way too much control of late. Maybe that’s why our teens and young adults are so easily offended–why universities now have Safe Zones where students are free from controversial material like classic literature or other pesky things like, um, the First Ammendment. … More Ten Movies the P.C. Police Would Ban Today
We are all interns of the craft. Sometimes you just need a good shot in the arm to get back to writing. Other times, you are savvy enough to know there is still a thing or two to learn about the craft to which we are called. Here’s two titles to add to your reading … More #booksforwriters March 2017
So the outsiders find other outsiders and cling to one another. Identities are chiseled out even when that means one’s identity is an everything/nothing fabrication. Because no one wants to live a generic vanilla life when there’s a world of at least 31 Flavors. That would be uncool.
And being uncool is the kiss of death–something that hasn’t changed one bit. … More Gender-Blenders: It May Be a 31 Flavors World, But You Must Choose Cone or Cup
My fiction selections include one from a debut novelist and another from an established, award-winning writer. Both engaging reads left me with reading hangovers. You know–that state of post-reading wonderment where even days later, the characters and their stories, those told and those left untold, linger in the reader’s imagination? Interestingly to this reader, both novels … More The Foxy Bibliophile- March 2017