My education book is keepin it real
Oh dear god thank god. I want to put this on a shirt.
In case you spent the last 24 hours under a rock, please take 8 minutes to watch Ellen Page’s wonderful, kind, courageous coming out speech, via humanrightscampaign: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hlCEIUATzg
while I’m on topic
Check out FATES here!
Find more of Kirsten on her twitter and website!
double the crush!
(although they weren’t my high school crush, oops. let’s say post-college up until… well, now)
Last night, YA fans and writers flocked to the #sensibleYA Twitter hashtag, created by YA Highway current and former members Kirsten Hubbard, Michelle Schusterman, and Kate Hart. [They were] inspired by Sex and Violence writer Carrie Mesrobian’s blog post on Teen Librarian Toolbox: “Separating Fiction from the Author.”
[The post] delved into the idea that she, as a fiction author, is not endorsing her characters’ actions, despite her misguided critics’ assumptions. But the part that really stuck for the YA Highway writers was the idea that critics thought her characters engaged in poor decision-making… — Bustle’s awesome recap of yesterday’s #sensibleYA extravaganza on Twitter. three cheers for characters who stumble and fail, flail and grow! (via yahighway)
(Source: sorrowandgrace, via drinkmasturbatecry)