February 12, 2018

Last week, I wrote about the concept of “radical empathy”—the idea of TRYING to “walk around in someone else’s skin” even when you know that true understanding might be impossible.

The treatment of those who struggle with active addiction calls for radical empathy, as o...

January 15, 2018

I’ve been thinking a lot about stories lately—who writes them, who they belong to. When I spoke at Arcadia last month, one student, in hearing that LIFELINE was inspired by my family’s experience with addiction, asked, “How can you ethically write a story about someone...

December 11, 2017

On this snowy day, I'm lucky enough to sit down with my friend and fellow children's writer, Bernadette Ziemba, to talk about her new project, "AMHA Dolls Made with Love and Soul."

A: Bernadette, tell us a little bit about yourself and this awesome new project.

B: I'm a...

December 4, 2017

When people read a synopsis of LIFELINE, one of their first questions is often, “What inspired you to write this story?”

They mean a story about addiction, about heroin abuse and overdose, about the slow and painful process of recovery.

What’s true is that there are very...

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