Nice Girls – Are They More or Less Difficult to Write than Bad Girls?

“Playing good girls in the ‘30s was difficult, when the fad was to play bad girls. Actually I think playing bad girls is a bore; I have always had more luck with good girl roles because they require more from an actress.” Olivia De Havilland via BrainyQuote.com Olivia De Haviland as Melanie Hamilton in Gone … Continue reading Nice Girls – Are They More or Less Difficult to Write than Bad Girls?

Review: Marymae and the Nightmare Man by A.M. Freeman (with Illustrations by Jesalyn Kate)

This is a first, readers: I have not reviewed a book strictly meant for children before. I was expecting it to be a picture book before I picked it up, but it happens to be a Grade 1-2 story. That is, it has illustrations and is simple to read for children in those grades, but … Continue reading Review: Marymae and the Nightmare Man by A.M. Freeman (with Illustrations by Jesalyn Kate)