What Scares ME? Time to Tell You
(Originally posted in the What Scares You? blog series on novaren.wordpress.com.) The book that terrified me when I was twelve years old isn’t a ghost story. It’s not a horror novel, either (though I did read all of my stepfather’s Stephen King novels—I basically read anything in the house that had words on it, including all my mom’s Atwood, Walker, Piercy, Jong, Zimmer Bradley, and Auel novels...
The Monica Bird: Be A Girl Who Reads →
themonicabird: Be a girl who reads. Be the girl who finds enjoyment in the written word, delights at the thoughts she finds, marvels in the plots and characters. Read often, and read everything. Have an endless curiosity about the world and those who live in it. Discover new cultures and places; expand your mind beyond your own country and your own life. Find new authors and new books every...
In Which I Wonder “What Scares You?” and Host an...
(Design & illustration by Robert Roxby) Starting Monday, I’m opening my blog Distraction No. 99 to guest bloggers—YA and other authors you know and love—for the first time ever. And I’m doing so to find out what freaks them out. Why would I be curious what scares these authors, you ask? Why would I beg them to tell me the scariest book they’ve ever read? Might it be because I’m writing...
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