Interview, Video “I feel love radiating from every corner.” Samantha Bee interviews beloved author Judy Blume at 92Y

What percentage of your readers would you say cry upon meeting you?”
It was a funny, yet fair, question that Samantha Bee, best known for her more than ten-year-run as a correspondent on The Daily Show, warmly asked a humble Judy Blume, as hundreds of fans looked on. Read more

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Featured-LL, Guest Post “I needed to hear their voices.” Author Sabaa Tahir on her audiobook AN EMBER IN THE ASHES

While writing my young adult fantasy novel, AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, I saw my characters in my head: faces, movement, actions. But while visuals were an essential part of my writing process, I needed more if I wanted to delve into the souls of my characters. I needed to hear their voices. Many times, when trying to connect with what my characters were feeling, I closed my eyes and listened until I could hear what they had to say. Read more

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