Posts Tagged ‘saturday sharing’

Saturday Sharing: WLS, the directionally challenged, white privilege, and more

Paula over at The Geeky Shopaholic recently introduced me to concept of Saturday Sharing. I think it’s awesome, so I’m stealing it!

Camylleon wrote about the continued issues of bigotry in the young adult book industry. She was inspired to write the post because of this blog that discussed the authors of a young adult fantasy novel who were told by an agency that they would pick up their book, so long as they eliminated one of their five main characters – a homosexual teen boy.

Using a writing prompt, Sharon created this short story about a secret package . . . it left me in tears!

Jen, a writer struggling to find a balance between her love of writing and her day job wrote this “short, but bitter sweet” blog.

Do personal bloggers need a niche? That’s the questioned Paula posed last week in this post.

Joianne announced the winner of her most recent contest, but more importantly, discussed her own win . . . a win through losing! Joi recently underwent weight loss surgery and she has been an incredible inspiration to me!

Samantha was given the Versatile Blogger Award and gave us a few new insights into who she is!

Are all writers directionally challenged? We came up with a theory about that while discussing Alexandra’s recent post about how “famously bad” she is with directions and how her family grounds her.

Jared discusses white privilege and a short but meaningful moment in his young life.

Shawna moved me with this poem . . . one that I am sure everyone, especially moms, can relate to.