“Why didn’t she say something?” That's what a reader asked me back in 2013, angered that Wendy suffered in silence after an assault. My YA novel, How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought, grapples with a survivor’s dilemma: speak up and risk not being … [Read more...] about Why Didn’t She Say Something?
Because my friend’s daughter just asked, “Will boys and men think it’s okay now to assault me?” Because one of my husband’s friends was assaulted yesterday by a man on the streets of Raleigh, who did exactly what our President Elect said he can do with impunity. Because my … [Read more...] about Why I Am Sad. Angry. Afraid.