My articles and short stories across the web, plus sites I like.
I most concentrate, in my fiction writing, on themes of family, friendship, and magic. I also dabble with stories about storytelling and writers. While I often write with a young audience in mind, I have written for more mature audiences as well.
- Riffle List – The Magic of Reading: 23 Children’s Books That Celebrate Being Bookish
- Riffle List – Let’s Do the Time Warp (For Kids): Great Children’s Books About Time Travel
- Buzzfeed List – 10 Best Moments Of “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”
- Buzzfeed List – The 17 Most Shocking Things We’ve Learned on Pottermore.
- Fairytales, Children’s Stories, and Arthurian Legends at the Peabody. Tumblr guest blog published as final assignment for the Intersession 2013 class, “Introduction to the Peabody Library,” which dealt with applying the library’s materials to social media. Includes some beautiful scans of pages from the books discussed.
- “Alone in the Waves” (JHU Thoroughfare, Spring 2014 Issue. See p 30.) A short story about a meditation by the ocean.
- “Self-Insertion.” (JHU Thoroughfare , Fall 2013 Issue. See p 90.) A short story about a teenaged writer trapped in her own story.
Fan sites that have some great analyses of books and media
- Oh My Disney
- Frozen is Cool – Website full of analyses of Frozen.
- Mark Does Stuff – Mark reviews books and Tv series one installment at a time with no prior spoilers. Great laughs an interesting insights.
- Behind the Name – a great source for character names (or baby names, if you are in the market).
- 366 Birthday Horoscopes – one way to go about picking character birthdays.
- Rainymood – a constant thunderstorm sound that often helps me concentrate.
- How Busy People Make Time to Read – And You Can Too
- Peabody Library Wunderkammerer – a great source for old-fashioned oddities