Back-to-School Eve

Bouquets of freshly sharpened pencils. Tidy desks lining the walls. Fresh reams of paper neatly stacked, wondering what life as a tree was like. This is how school lies in wait for us this late summer night. Mere yards from my bed where I write this. I feel a great many emotions. Joy because the … Continue reading Back-to-School Eve

Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10

And this time it's not interpersonal conflict! Today we spent a fair bit of time brainstorming story titles. We came up with MANY. Narrowing to six, we sent to the parents and grandparents. They tied in their choices and greatly disliked the clearest (but not unanimous) favorite. We brainstormed more. Tried one more with the … Continue reading Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10