Monthly Archives: April 2012
Tweet I was sent a link to an unexpected surprise today. Mark Flowers has written a complete and fascinating (to me at least) analysis of the relative literary merit of all of my novels, both YA and historical fiction. I’m stunned by this and honored. Never thought of having anyone look at everything I’ve written [...]
Tweet How awesome is this guy? He is a photographer who has been taking pictures of himself dressed like that for nine years. Why? To raise money for breast cancer, a disease that his wife is battling. See more pics, read more info, and laugh, and help.
Tweet Vernon Minor, Superintendant of Republic, MO school district, has resigned, three months after the school board voted not to extend his contract. This is the district that banned Speak, Slaughterhouse Five, and Twenty Boy Summer after a local man, Wesley Scroggins, complained about the books. In addition to book banning, Minor faced a number [...]