Review of Laura’s New Novel Writing Workbook

by Tegwyn Hughes, Canada Blogger jaBlog!   When I was about twelve years old, I heard about NaNoWriMo: a worldwide competition challenging writers to create the first draft of their novel in only one month. As a motivated middle schooler, I knew I could succeed. But when faced with the insurmountable task of writing almost...
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Selling Yourself: Book Tour Reflections

by Laura Michelle Thomas   It’s November 22, 2014. Big deal, right? Well it is a big deal when it’s the last stop of a book tour that started on September 21st. It’s my last day of selling myself before I get back to creative writing. I have mixed feelings. As challenging and exhausting as...
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November Fiction: Through Dancing Eyes (a poem)

by Rida Rangoonwala, Age 17, Texas Artwork by Lucy Zhang  The prompt for November fiction was “fuzzy.”   Through Dancing Eyes  Standing outside, Eyes alight with joy, Two girls shriek, spinning Around and around, The earth a kaleidoscope Of patches of mud and plants. Blades of grass pressed in their tiny fists, They revolve faster,...
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