Five Tips for Writing with Multiple Perspectives: A Reader’s Reflections on Five Books

  I have recently read five books in which the author tells the story through the lens of different characters. Each chapter is a different person experiencing, sometimes narrating, a new situation, often in a new year or timeframe. One … Continue reading Five Tips for Writing with Multiple Perspectives: A Reader’s Reflections on Five Books

Terry Gross, NPR Podcast, and Some Winning Non-Fiction Book Recommendations

My siblings brought me closer to the twenty-first century over Christmas celebrations last year. I now know how to torment them with obnoxious gifs, and they loaded my podcast feed with recommendations. I have limited time to enjoy podcasts on … Continue reading Terry Gross, NPR Podcast, and Some Winning Non-Fiction Book Recommendations

Picture Book Round-Up: December 2017

Happy Holidays. It’s a small group this time. We’re traveling and finishing end-of-unit projects at schools this time of year so our reading is hit-or-miss. On a related note, my eldest daughter has found her first can’t-wait-to-read-it-why-are-you-stopping-me-at-the-best-part-id-rather-skip-dinner-to-read series. For those … Continue reading Picture Book Round-Up: December 2017