c3 may be the closest attempt I ever make to writing a young adult novel, but the experience left me with a better appreciation of the challenges faced in crafting a story that is realistic, timely and yet appropriate for all young readers. This is not an easy needle to thread, and when I heard that I knew someone who knew someone who had written a fairly successful young adult horror novel, I decided to give it a try. I am so glad I did.
Read my entire review at Review of “Defriended” by Ruth Baron
According to the kids’ song, it’s the wheels on the bus …. but some days it’s the thoughts in the head, the feelings in the heart, and excitement in your soul that you can hardly contain as it all twirls and spins with the very force that powers the universe…
and the energy inside you goes round and round ….
A writer wants to know what total strangers, ones who like the kinds of books she writes, think about her book.
Still caring about those reviews
“It’s quite different from normal books.” That’s just what she said. “Normal books.”