Newest parenting adventures posted!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! Yes, I’ve posted my latest parenting adventures for you, and in doing so I owe all of you Growth Chart fans an apology. I’ve let the blog slide a little bit, and I vow to do better. Thank you for your patience and support.

First, my very first episode as an actual podcaster! With a great deal of gratitude and humility toward r.r. campbell, creator of writing podcast collective The Writescast Network, I’m the new regular host of Biblio Breakdown, where I share thoughts, analysis, and writing exercises of famous novels. Today I get into Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Check out the episode now!

Now, on to this week’s Chart. Here’s an excerpt:

[I]t was easy to throw a party. No doubt Mom probably spent days planning the menu and the flow of the evening. But my parents didn’t hesitate. They didn’t wonder, “What if…” or have to contend with the government about whether it made sense to hold a celebratory event.

Read the whole piece now on Growth Chart!

Have a fantastic day and weekend, readers! Remember, stay safe, stay home, stay healthy!



Last installment of Thursday R.E.A.D.s now up!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! I’ve posted my last installment of this quarter’s Thursday R.E.A.D.s. We’ve been examining Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens this entire month, and I’ve shared my thoughts and reflections on the book as a r.eviewer, e.ditor, a.uthor, and, today, as a d.reamer. Find the full post now on The Write Edge Bookshelf!

Thanks for delving into this incredible world with me, everyone! Can’t wait to do it again next quarter. :>

Have a great day!


Book review now up!

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Good morning, Write Edge readers! I’ve posted my latest book review for you. Today I share my thoughts on the historical novel The Prisoner’s Wife by British documentarian Maggie Brookes. Here’s the opening to my review:

A young couple take the biggest risk imaginable for love and end up in a series of Nazi POW camps. With a terrible secret that could subject them to the worst of Nazi oppression, the two find a group of friends to help them survive. Author Maggie Brookes puts her documentary expertise to work at the slow-to-start but ultimately gripping novel The Prisoner’s Wife.

Read the full post now on The Write Edge Bookshelf!

Have a wonderful day, readers!