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Where questions are asked of all stories. Because by asking questions and looking closely at stories both well-loved and newly discovered, we can deepen our understanding of the world and those living in it.

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Transported: When Historical Fiction comes off the Page

Bringing a character to life is a challenge of its own, but bringing an entire era to life—that takes another kind of artistry. My most recent experience of historical fiction reminded me once again of why I love the genre: when done right, it…


The Female Warrior Returns… well, sort of

According to archaeological findings and DNA tests, female warriors appear to be a historical reality– not just a legend.


The Healing Power of Stories

“Stories are wild creatures. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they may wreak?” Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls If you are at all familiar with Ness’s beautiful tale, however, you will know that the primary aspect of stories it explores is…


Now available in print on Amazon!

Rhetoric and Persuasive Storytelling

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