1. The Character As Fulcrum: All Things Rest Upon Him
Without character, you have nothing. Great plot? Robust storyworld? Potent themes? Elegant font? Matters little if your character is a dud. The punch might be delicious, but not if someone threw up in it. The character is why we come to the…
Out the stories
They’ve put into your mind and brace
For the glory
As you stare into the sky.. The sky beneath
I know you can’t be tired..
Stare at the ceiling
And switch back to your time just go ahead now try and taste it I know it should be ripe…thrust…ahead.
Turning in circles
Been caught in a stasis
The ancient arrival
Cut to the end
I’d like to be taken
Apart from the inside
Then spit through the cycle right to the end
I wonder just how you shaped it To get back to your prize…
Blue Bicycle Books is gearing up for YALLFEST!
This Saturday 47 of the country’s top YA authors (including 25 New York Times bestsellers) come to Charleston for a festival of panels, presentations, and signings.
The day is packed with exciting events including the keynote with Cassandra Clare and Holly Black, exclusive footage of the Beautiful Creatures Movie from Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia, and a YA Smackdown. (You can check out the full schedule here!)
Can’t make it to Charleston? Don’t miss out on the fun; many of our panels will be streaming live online!
I paint pictures
with careful hands —
every brush stroke
with the utmost
this is how
I paint my memories,
this is how
I paint you