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What we tolerate, we teach

My Ms. O Mystery series is set in a middle school, and when I started writing, I wanted to make sure that none of the victims or the perpetrators are students. These aren’t middle grade books, with kids who are main characters. “Summer Breakdown,” the first book in the series, has kids as side characters,… Continue reading What we tolerate, we teach

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Fires, and the dividing line between urban and wild

Most people, when they want to live in the woods, have this deep-seated fantasy of a cabin somewhere. There’s a chimney with smoke drifting out, and a candle glowing in the window. Many of us in the west have this fantasy, it might go back to the deep-seated cultural idea of having shelter and prospect.… Continue reading Fires, and the dividing line between urban and wild