#MondayBlogs: The Trouble With Difference

The Trouble With Difference Guest Post by Julie Elizabeth Powell   I’m not sure why people are so afraid of difference, which leads to discrimination – either themselves being different from the supposed norm or seeing it in others; whatever it may be. In my book, Gone (a fantasy) I begin by exposing ‘normal’: ‘Normal.  She despised the word.  And what did it actually mean?  The dictionary told her, ‘conforming to a standard’, but where Read More …

#MondayBlogs: This Is Who I Am

I have been quiet in the book world for quite some time, due to my struggle with complications from chronic, late-stage Lyme disease. My point in telling you this is not to bemoan the state of my health, but to segue into my topic for today. Because I am mostly housebound, I have a whole lot of alone time. I have never been one to sit around and watch hours of TV. I am a Read More …