Stephen Bramucci–What Was on His . . .
Guest Feature

Stephen Bramucci–What Was on His . . .

I’m excited—very excited—to welcome Stephen Bramucci to What Was on… From the very beginning, Steve has been one of the blog’s biggest fans. Anyone who has met Steve knows that he was born for this type of artful reflection and reply. Writer by trade, adventurer by spirit, Steve lives life with his arms and heart … Continue reading

Melanie Fishbane–What Was on Her . . .
Guest Edition / Melanie Fishbane

Melanie Fishbane–What Was on Her . . .

I’m thrilled to welcome Margarita Engle as our guest this week! In March, Margarita won the Nonfiction Golden Kite Award for her memoir Enchanted Air, a gorgeously-written account about growing up as a child of two cultures—the United States and Cuba. Enchanted Air has also won a Pura Belpré Award, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Poetry Award, and a […]

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Enter the Antagonist–no scratch that–Enter the Antagonists, Plural
Antagonists

Enter the Antagonist–no scratch that–Enter the Antagonists, Plural

This is a different sort of What Was on… There will be no ‘what was on’ my reading list. No ‘what was on’ my post-its or top ten fears. This post is all about ‘what was on’ my mind for the past few years: Antagonists. I started thinking about antagonists when I was working on my … Continue reading

Romancing the Antagonists
Antagonists

Romancing the Antagonists

In the companion post, Enter: The Antagonist, no scratch that, Enter: The Antagonists, Plural, I talk about the 13 Antagonist Archetypes. Starting with Pure Evil and continuing to the Enemy Within, I explain who the different antagonists are and what they can do. Here, we are going to look at how we can romance these antagonists. This … Continue reading