Clare responds + some context

I think the biggest confusion in this whole my-sister-is-a-viral-blogger-after-her-first-post thing (besides the part where everyone is assuming her surname is Ettinger -- it isn't, and she's a minor. So, my parents have requested anyone using her real name please redact it for her privacy), was about¬†why¬†Clare cared about the modesty guidelines more than getting kicked … Continue reading Clare responds + some context

An update on Clare

::UPDATE:: Please do not harass the coordinator for the prom. Her info can be found online, but I am deleting comments containing that because she does not deserve the ire of internet trolls in her inbox. The coordinator herself was not involved in the decision made. Please leave her alone. Thank you. ::end update:: Dear … Continue reading An update on Clare

In which a homeschooler tries to write contemporary YA

"Maybe I'll just set it in a small college and then get my editor to help me change everything to high school details after the manuscript gets accepted." "I think I should Snapchat my sister who is actually in high school and see if that gives me more inspiration." "These problems are pretty universal, right?" … Continue reading In which a homeschooler tries to write contemporary YA