I’ve been an avid reader from an early age, and historical fiction has always been one of my favorite genres. I love reading about other times and places and the people who lived them.
I’ve always loved writing as well, and now I’m able to combine both those joys. My debut novel is a young adult historical, Yakimali’s Gift, which takes place in 1775 New Spain–Mexico (modern day Arizona) and California.
I want to share with kids and teens my love of books: the worlds they open, the things they teach, the feelings they express.
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It’s time for another We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB, started by Damyanti Biswas. In light of all the tragic, political, warring news we typically hear from around the world, Damyanti Biswas asked bloggers to highlight a news story that “shows love, humanity, and brotherhood.” A simple, but heartfelt act…
A great post for both readers and writers. What’s most important to you: character, plot, or setting? Silvia Writes Character is everything We build character in kids from a young age, because real-life character is everything. What about fiction? The way I see it, fiction contains three elements that divide…
I missed Friday’s post for the We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB that was started by Damyanti Biswas to share good news around the world. But here, now, is my good news! I didn’t know about the Trust for Public Land until I saw this article in Architectural Digest. From the Trust’s…