Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Hannah Baker has committed suicide, and rather than leaving a note, she leaves a series of cassette tapes meant to tell her story and identify the key people in her life who’ve pushed her to make this decision. There are thirteen tapes in total, and […]

February 27th, 2012|

Revision Notes from Rick Moody

If only I’d learned to be a better note-taker throughout my life… I’ve said it a few times over the years, so when I joined the many other Antioch MFA students last December to listen to Rick Moody talk about Revision and Imagination during our residency, I tried my best to take awesome notes. And […]

February 27th, 2012|

Second Sight by Cheryl B. Klein

Second Sight: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising, and Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults by Cheryl B. Klein
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
A compilation of lectures given by professional editor, Cheryl B. Klein, Second Sight is one of the best craft books I’ve read. It was entertaining and easy-to-follow—I felt like I was […]

February 9th, 2012|